Nothing was stopping Michael Ferns from scoring a touchdown during the football game between Ohio’s St. Clairsville High and Edison High on October 5. Ferns, however, stopped running just one yard from the goal line.
The reason? To let a teammate honor his father who had recently passed away.
Just feet from the goal line, Ferns forfeited what would have been his twelfth touchdown of the season, USA Today reports. Fern’s teammates instantly knew what his plan was.
(READ the story via the Huffington Post)