On the surface, it’s not a football play that seems deserving of national media coverage.
A high school freshman cornerback in a freshman-level football game intercepts an anybody’s-ball type of pass from the opposing quarterback. It was a nice-looking left-handed grab by the kid, but nothing like, say, Charles Woodson‘s famous one-armed sideline pick against Michigan State from his 1997 Heisman Trophy season.
So why is Desert Ridge (Mesa, Ariz.) High School’s Michael Orr having local newspaper articles written on him and sports media outlets like FOX Sports 1 and Max Preps replaying this highlight? Continue reading