College Football Hall of Fame Destroyed
The nation is in uproar this week as many are protesting the death of George Floyd. Floyd was killed while detained by police officer Derek Chauvin for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
There have been protests and riots across several major cities in America this week as citizens have been enraged by the death of Floyd. Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta have seen significant property damage due to disgruntled citizens protesting racial injustice.
In Atlanta, one organization sustaining property damage is the College Football Hall of Fame. According to video shot by NBC News's Blayne Alexander the venue was broken into and significant damage was sustained by the College Football Hall of Fame.
Ryan Kruger of 11Alive shared his own video of the damage on Twitter.
Emily Gagnon of CBS46 shared her video and description of the damage.
The venue was opened in 2014 in the heart of of Atlanta's sports, entertainment and tourism district. It was moved to Atlanta from its previous location in South Bend, Indiana.
The Atlanta venue featured a helmet display wall with a helmet from each of NCCA, NAIA and Georgia high school football team.
The Alabama Crimson Tide has had 20 members inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Don Hutson, Paul Bryant, Lee Roy Jordan, Ozzie Newsome Jr., John Hannah, Johnny Musso, Gene Stallings, Derrick Thomas and others represent the Tide in the hall of fame.
It is still unclear what the totality of the damage at the facility is at this time.
Alabama Football Players in the Hall-of-Fame