Sept. 2, 2005
BATON ROUGE --
Domino was rescued for his home in the lower 9th Ward of New Orleans two days ago and brought to the triage unit at the
Domino, who checked in at the triage unit under his given name of Antoine Domino, was then reunited with family members and taken, along with a dozen other
"Tell the people of
"I want to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to JaMarcus for opening up and sharing his home with us."
Domino, along with several members of his family, departed Russell's apartment just after 1 p.m. on Friday. They said they weren't sure of their destination.
Russell, a native of
"The important thing is that Fats and his family are all alright," Russell said. "I'm not sure where they are headed, but I just feel better knowing that they are okay."
Russell said Domino and the other members of his family had spent the past two days sleeping on floors, couches and beds and passed the time watching television coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Russell, along with the rest of his LSU teammates, returns to practice at 7:30 p.m. today in Tiger Stadium.
LSU QB JaMarcus Russell with music legend Fats Domino