Rivalries are what make sports both great and ugly, but on Saturday, we saw the touching side of rivalry during an Ohio State-Michigan game.
Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner felt his pain when a great young rival player sustained an awful injury.
With J.T. Barrett flat on his back, Gardner walked over and offered his support.
A photographer captured the moment for the Detroit Free Press:
Sportsmanship. pic.twitter.com/2q8sw7OlsN— Freep Sports (@freepsports) November 29, 2014
After the game, Gardner said, “J.T. is a high-character guy, a hard worker who waited for his shot and was doing so well with it. I was sick for him … It’s like having a little brother out there get hurt.”
(READ the full story at Fox Sports)