The Importance Of Football In My Life

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There is no better feeling than Friday nights on a football field under the lights. There is something so prideful about being so focused on the game and having no other worries besides doing what you need to do out there. I will never forget those nights because of the feeling it gave me walking out to the drums from the marching band and all my teammates by my side. Seeing the community of Oswego and the crowd of parents, teachers, students and my friends and family cheering for the team was a feeling that gave me so much to be proud of. Football and this football field specifically were a part of a hugely significant time in my life. Oswego East High School was an atmosphere where I spent countless summer mornings and late nights all for …show more content…
I would always imagine myself on an actual football field. I always wanted to know what it would be like. When I got a little older my parents decided it was time for me to play organizational football. I remember being so intimidated by the older players but also looking up to them in a way. I can only imagine myself then, a little 70-pound boy tossing around a football and trying to learn the game. It was then, on the football field when I really found the love for the game. Little did I or my parents know that this beginning experience on the football field as an eight-year-old was going to pave the way to many more experiences, memories, and helping to mold me into the person and player that I am today. Throughout elementary school and junior high, I worked hard in both football and basketball, but football was always the one thing that I knew was meant for me to do. I am so lucky to have parents that supported me. Both my mom and dad would be on the sidelines of every single game whether it was for basketball or football. They would sit in the bleachers watching many games in a row during a tournament or sit in the bipolar weather that football season

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