Video of 9-year-old Utah football star goes viralSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 11/22/2012 - 15:06
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.