Suburban teen scores special touchdown

September 22, 2009 7:39:18 PM PDT
There was a true showing of sportsmanship at a suburban high school football game earlier this month.Winfred Cooper, a senior at Elgin High School, has severe autism. The coach put him in during a game with Lake Park High.

In a well choreographed play, the ball was thrown his way. He caught it and ran 67 yards to the end zone for a touchdown with a little help from the Lake Park players.

Since then, Cooper has hardly ever let go of the football.

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