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Jacqueline Baer
(214) 559-8352
jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Contenders to Visit Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

WHO: LSU Tigers players, coaches and staff
Wren Worley, former LSU guard, All-SEC, and current volunteer at TSRHC
TSRHC patient Brooks Taylor, age 14 of Kennedale, Texas
AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic representatives
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients, staff and volunteers

WHAT: Coaches and players from Louisiana State University (LSU) will visit TSRHC patients and sign autographs. Former LSU guard and current volunteer at TSRHC, Wren Worley, will attend the visit. Wren was named to the All-SEC team for LSU in 1946 and played in the 1947 Cotton Bowl against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Played in front of 38,000 people, this match up later became known as the Ice Bowl with a score of 0-0.

TSRHC patient Brooks Taylor, age 14 of Kennedale, Texas, will present a gift to the LSU head coach. The AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic is Friday, January 7, 2011, at 7 p.m. CST at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 4, 2011
9 a.m. LSU Tigers and coaches arrive
9:20 a.m. LSU Tigers and coaches sign autographs for TSRHC patients
10 a.m. Team departs TSRHC

WHERE: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas 75219
*Please meet TSRHC representative at the main entrance to be escorted to the event.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITES: LSU Tigers and coaches
Wren Worley, former LSU guard, All-SEC, and current volunteer at TSRHC
TSRHC patient Brooks Taylor, age 14 of Kennedale, Texas

ABOUT WREN WORLEY: Former LSU guard Wren Worley played for the Tigers as a freshman in 1942, but was called to serve his country as a Corporal in the US Army from 1943 to 1946. He returned to LSU in 1946 where he played football for the next three years. As a sophomore, he was named to the All-SEC team. While at LSU, Wren also played in the 1947 Cotton Bowl against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Played in front of 38,000 people, this match up later became known as the Ice Bowl with a score of 0-0 and remains one of four bowl games to end in a scoreless tie. Now a retired Vice President of American General Life Insurance, Wren has been a devoted volunteer since 1997 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Currently, he volunteers in the outpatient clinic at TSRHC, two to three days a week, where he assists patient families with check-in for their appointments.

HOSPITAL INFORMATION: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call
(214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.
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