When BC plays Clemson, they’ll wear unique uniforms designed to pay tribute to Welles Crowther. Ahead of Saturday’s game against Dabo Swinney and the Tigers, the Eagles will once again wear throwback uniforms celebrating the school’s former lacrosse player. Crowther was given the nickname “The Man in the Red Bandana” as he drew attention to himself by wearing a bright red bandana in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
Welles Crowther, a hero of September 11, will be honored on Saturday when Boston College plays Massachusetts in special Red Bandana outfits. As a tribute to Crowther, who helped rescue countless individuals trapped in the South Tower after the 9/11 attacks on New York City, the team’s uniforms feature a red bandana. Someone who saw him perform heroic acts gave him the nickname “The Man in the Red Bandana.”
Crowther was an equities trader with Sandler O’Neill & Partners and a former Boston College lacrosse player. On the back of the jerseys is a red bandana with the words “For Welles.” Crowther used a signature red bandana under his game-day uniform and was rarely seen without it. At the age of six, after watching his father tie a comb in a red bandana for church, Crowther asked his father for one for himself.
Who Is Welles Crowther?
Welles American Stocks Trader and Volunteer Firefighter Remy Crowther (May 17, 1977 – September 11, 2001) Is Remembered for Potentially Saving 18 Lives During the September 11 Attacks on New York City.
There Were Three Crowthers, and Welles Remy Was the Oldest. in The New York City Suburb of Nyack, He and His Two Sisters, Honor and Paige, Were Nurtured by Their Parents, Jefferson and Allison. His Grandfather Was the Film Critic for The New York Times from 1940 to 1967, Making Him the Grandchild of Bosley Crowther.
Crowther, when He Was Little, Watched His Father Put on His Sunday Best and Place a Small Comb in The Blue or Red Bandana He Always Carried in His Right Hip Pocket. Welles Was Given the Red Bandana that Would Become Crowther’s Signature by His Father when He Was Six Years Old. During His Time as A Student Athlete at Crowther High School, He Wore a Single Undershirt with Every Uniform.
We Discuss Welles Extensively, as well as The Red Bandana Game. on The 20th Anniversary of 9/11, We Couldn’t Show Our Support by Donning Those Jerseys. According to Bc Head Coach Jeff Hafley. Clearly, This Was the Right Choice. We Will Do This in Remembrance of Everyone Whose Lives Were Changed by 9/11. Boston College Will Wear These Uniforms During the Annual Red Bandana Game on November 5 Against Virginia Tech. This Tradition Began in 2014.
The Red Bandana Project, an Initiative Developed by Crowther’s Parents with Funding from A Michigan Charity, Is Aimed at Fostering Positive Character Traits in Students Through School-Based, Extracurricular, and Camp Settings. the Crowther Family Has Also Formed the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust to Give to Good Causes.
Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandana Run.
Every Year in October, Boston College Hosts the 5-Kilometer Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandana Run. Posthumously, in 2006, New York City Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Made Crowther an Honorary Firefighter. When Tyler Jewell, a Teammate of Crowther’s at Boston College, Participated for The United States on The Snowboarding Team at The 2006 Winter Olympics, He Donned a Crimson Bandana in Tribute to Crowther.
As the 10th Anniversary of The September 11 Attacks Approached, Both Ucf and Boston College Paid Tribute to Crowther at Their Football Game on September 10, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. Crowther’s Sisters Honor Fagan and Paige Crowther Were Presented to The Audience in The Third Quarter, and Boston College Players Wore Helmet Stickers Displaying Crowther’s Distinctive Red Bandana Throughout the Game.