The Columbus Lions have teamed up with the Muscogee County School District and the Literary Alliance to develop the "Lion Up to Read" tour.
Players of the football team will speak to fourth graders about the importance of reading and its connection to real life events.
The Lions will be be at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary and Wynnton Elementary today and at South Columbus Elementary and Muscogee Elementary on Thursday.
On May 6, they will be at Forrest Road Elementary.
On May 7, they will be at Davis Elementary and Brewer Elementary.