Senior with Down Syndrome Scores a Touchdown on Friday Night

Posted by Jacob Plunkett on 8/26/17 10:56 AM

High school football is important to a lot of people, and the final score is usually an indication of how well your team performed.

That is certainly not the case for two teams in Alabama.

Briarwood Christian Head Coach, Fred Yancey, and Vestavia Hills Head Coach, Buddy Anderson, should both be extremely proud of their boys. Last night, the two teams came together to make one Senior's dream come true.

Jake Hyde, a Vestavia Hills' student who also happens to have Down Syndrome, came into the game at running back with 0:04 seconds remaining. Watch as he scores on the final play of the game, watch as BOTH teams rush over to celebrate with him, and continue watching until he dabs in front of all the cheerleaders and cheering fans.

What an incredible display of sportsmanship from these two teams.


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