Current Status Bill Number:
3360Type of Legislation: House Resolution HRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950125Primary Sponsor: Cobb-HunterAll Sponsors: Cobb-Hunter, Anderson, Beatty, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Byrd, Canty, Cave, Clyburn, Felder, Govan, Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Kennedy, Lloyd, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Scott, Sharpe, Stuart, L. Whipper, S. Whipper, White and WilliamsDrafted Document Number: br1\18090ac.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950125Subject: South Carolina State University Bulldog Football Team
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950125 Introduced, adoptedView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO CONGRATULATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY BULLDOG FOOTBALL TEAM AND ITS HEAD COACH WILLIE JEFFRIES FOR WINNING THE HERITAGE BOWL AND FOR AN OUTSTANDING 1994 SEASON AND TO ALLOW THE TEAM AND ITS COACHES THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER.
Whereas, the Bulldogs captured an outstanding comeback victory over the Southwestern Athletic Conference Champion Grambling State University when trailing by eleven points in the final quarter, the Bulldogs pulled it out with a winning score of 31-27 in the fourth annual Heritage Bowl; and
Whereas, this victory finished out an incredibly successful 1994 season with a 10-2 record for the Bulldogs winning their first Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference championship since 1983; and
Whereas, Coach Willie Jeffries, who has been an exceptional coach and an inspiring leader of the Bulldogs, has led the team to a 91-39-4 record over the past twelve years; and
Whereas, through the tremendous talent, hard work, and dedication, the Bulldogs, Coach Jeffries, and the coaching staff have exhibited throughout this season, they have brought immense pride not only to South Carolina State and its loyal alumni and supporters, but also to the State of South Carolina; and
Whereas, the members of the House of Representatives would like to recognize and congratulate each Bulldog player, Coach Jeffries, and the coaching staff upon completing a remarkable season and for their outstanding victory at the Heritage Bowl. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the House of Representatives congratulate the Bulldog football team, Coach Willie Jeffries, and the Bulldog coaching staff for a truly outstanding 1994 season and Heritage Bowl victory.
Be it further resolved that the Bulldog football team, Coach Jeffries, and the Bulldog coaching staff are given the privilege of the floor of the House of Representatives at a date and time to be determined by the Speaker.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Barbara Hadden, President of South Carolina State University; Jim Martin, Director of Athletics; and Willie Jeffries, Head Football Coach.