North Texas Teen’s Inspirational Story Wins Him Tickets To The Super Bowl

Tyler Sampson 2-7-14

Little Elm teen, Tyler Sampson, loves sports just like any other 13-year-old. His mom entered him in the NFL”Together We Make Football” contest with a video of him playing football and won tickets to the Super Bowl, according to CBSDFW.

Oh yeah, Tyler was born with one hand.

But that doesn’t stop him from playing the game he loves. In fact, he’s the star player on his middle school’s football team.

His video was one of the Top 5 by online videos, winning him tickets to New Jersey to see the Super Bowl. The NFL came to his school during a pep rally and told him they were filming a documentary. That was when Tyler’s hero and favorite player DeMarcus Ware surprised him with tickets.

Tyler’s words of advice to kids facing similar challenges is, “Don’t focus on what you can’t do; focus on what you can do.”


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