WATCH: Football Player with Down Syndrome Scores Touchdown

NEWTON, N.C. — He’s a high school senior who no one thought would be a football star.

Diagnosed with Down syndrome, senior Justin Weisner was not considered starting lineup material. But with one touchdown run he changed everyone’s expectations.

It was complete madness at a high school football game between Newton-Conover and West Caldwell in early November. Newton-Conover Red Devil running back Paul Forney was on the field at the time.

Read the  whole story at WCNC.COM or watch the video below.

Photo Credit: Flickr (Michael Oh)

 

 

Author: Kevin Mulligan

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