The performance will be broadcast on CBS just before Alicia Keys takes the microphone to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner." USA Today reports the NFL is flying the students and their families to New Orleans, in a move that was initiated around one month after the Sandy Hook massacre.
Hudson famously performed the national anthem at Super Bowl Xliii in 2009, marking her first appearance following the shooting deaths of Jennifer's mother, brother, and nephew at the hands of her estranged brother-in-law.
The league has done much to support the victims of the Dec. 14 2012 mass shooting, including fundraisers by some teams and individual players, pre-game moments of silence, and messages written on helmets and cleats.
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz wore the name of one of the young victims, »
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