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Video of 9-year-old Utah football star goes viral

Video of 9-year-old Utah football star goes viral

Youth sports » Herriman’s Samantha Gordon rushed for more than 2,000 yards this season.

By Steve Luhm | The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Nov 21 2012 09:42 am • Updated 3 hours ago

Utah’s newest sports celebrity does not play for the Jazz, Utes, Cougars or Real Salt Lake.

Sam Gordon is 9 years old and plays for Herriman in the Gremlin Division of the Ute Conference — football for little leaguers.

Rushed for more than 2,000 yards as a running back for Herriman.
Became a viral web hit when her father put her highlights on YouTube.
Sam is a speedy running back, fearless on defense and a team leader.
Samantha Gordon is also a girl who, thanks to the Internet, has become a global star.

Read more: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/55293074-77/samantha-gor...

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Nice story and cute kid

It's nice to take a small break from the economic doom and gloom and see nice little stories like this :D Now back to being depressed....

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