Generally, you wouldn’t want to hear that an NFL player went out on date with an eighth-grader. But that’s not the case with this story out of Morgantown, W.Va. That’s where Chicago Bears rookie J.T. Thomas stepped in and took the girl, who suffers from spina bifida, to her prom.
Thomas, whose autistic brother rides the same school bus as Levell, met her at the bus stop and she told him she had been unable to secure a date for the prom.
(READ the story w/ photo in CBS Sports)