Rockdale captured its first Texas high school football championship in 41 years Thursday with a 45-29 win of Brock. It was a game that saw the Tigers fall behind 21-0 before scoring 45 unanswered points.
Aside from the school’s first title since 1976, the end was very emotional as you can below.
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>"Everybody in this community knows how special this moment is"<br><br>On the final play of the game coach Jeff Miller put in his son, Gunner Miller to handle the snap. Gunner was a player on <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Rockdale?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Rockdale</a> before a bout with cancer forced him out. <br><br>This is bigger than football. <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UILonFOX?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UILonFOX</a> <a href=”https://t.co/V2OCgTd9R0″>pic.twitter.com/V2OCgTd9R0</a></p>— FOX Sports Southwest (@FOXSportsSW) <a href=”https://twitter.com/FOXSportsSW/status/943995053911040000?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>December 22, 2017</a></blockquote>
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