Austyn Simmons lunges out of a three-point stance, digs his cleats into the turf, and drives his man backward.
Play after play, the process is repeated.
The life of an offensive lineman is about as mundane as it gets in football. However, Austyn revels in the lunch pail task of clearing lanes for running backs that generally get all the glory. The Jellico Elementary School 8th grader is just happy to be part of a team that appreciates him for who is and what he has been through to get here.