Clemson Football head coach Dabo Swinney will be the keynote speaker at tonight’s University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet.  

The annual event is sold out.  This is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the university.  The event begins at 6:30 at the Outlaw Convention Center.  Here’s more from a UM news release:

One of the top head football coaches in the nation, Clemson University head coach William Christopher “Dabo” Swinney is a former Alabama wide receiver and an outspoken Christian.

The UM Scholarship Banquet brings speakers of national prominence to the Mobile area while raising scholarships for UM students. Previous UM Scholarship Banquet speakers were New York Times best-selling author and leadership expert John Maxwell, Fox News Channel’s chief political anchor Bret Baier, neurosurgeon and presidential candidate Ben Carson, President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, Col. Oliver North, presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Georgia Gov. and U.S. Sen. Zell Miller, and New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews.– UM News Release