Special moment for high school football team manager

Tommy Hartman, who has autism, suited up for the Vandegrift Vipers in Texas and scored a touchdown on the first play of the game.
0:52 | 11/14/20

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day." We got a good one this morning. The special moment for a high school football team member who usually cheers from the sidelines. Tommy Hartman suited up to hit the gridiron overnight for the Vandergrift vipers in Texas. Watch the play. He's the senior team manager but Tommy, who has autism took the field on the first play to score that touchdown right there. This was a coordinated move by both teams. Tommy's enthusiasm for the game and his team drawing praise from his entire school there. The celebration, teachers and teammates, even capturing the attention of some NFL players. Hey, ball out today. I'm watching you and you're a big fan of mine. I'm a big fan of yours. Continue to keep playing your heart out, man. Love that. Inspiring story there. Great to see the team rallying around him. Both teams. Really cool.

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