Football Reflection

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In this story, I am going to share an experience with you about a lesson that I learned last year during the football season. It will include some graphic details, a deeper look into my thoughts and feelings, and much more. This is the story that helped change my whole mindset of football. This is what Friday night lights is all about.

During the last football season, I suffered an injury that I thought was going to affect me in such a negative way. But it turns out, even though it was one of the most painful things I've experienced, it ended up being one of the best things to happen to me. My whole mindset on the game of football changed for the better, and it made me into the great player I am today.

It was homecoming night against the powerhouse Taylorville, it was cold, rainy, and the field turned into a swamp of mud, sweat, and blood. It was time for the game to start. Taylorville came out on offense and on the very first play of the game, Parker Stokes ran a 63 yard touchdown. It was one of the many spirit breakers of the night. It was time for us to return the favor, we came out on offense on the 20 yard line. We had 80 yards to go, and it felt more like 1,000. With all the rain we couldn't pass the ball, so we handed the ball off to our all-star running back Terrence Hill, we drove the ball 56 yards on 6 plays. We were doing great until all of a sudden nothing went right for us. We got stuffed at the line of scrimmage on the next two plays and then, the

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