Personal Narrative: Me As A High School Football Player

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“I don 't want people losing respect for me as a player. I want to go out in every game and perform to the highest level. I have no retirement plans. I 've had a lot of injuries but I want to continue playing.”- Robbie Fowler. When we were children our mothers and fathers would take care of us. Whatever we would need was provided by them, they were out support beams, our shoulders to cry on, and our correction officers when we were in the wrong. They were also the ones we ran to when we had our scars and bumps. We knew that they would give us the right things to make us feel better. When we get older we begin to make riskier decisions, some of those decisions turned out to be worthless and end in injury. As a high school football player, I knew that I was taking a risk with my safety, but I was not worried because football was something I loved. My football team, the Cy-Fair Bobcats, were on a 3 game winning streak, and that week’s opponent was not too intimidating so we knew we were in for a win. We started the game just as planned, two offensive drives resulting in two touchdowns. Around this time we began to think that if we scored just once more, we would have this game in the books. The third drive began and just as planned, we began to move the ball down the field successfully, but with progress…show more content…
I felt that I could finish the game, and I wanted to get a little revenge for what the defensive tackle did. Although this was not a serious injury, I did learn from this. During that game I was wearing knee braces which receive the credit for saving my ligaments from tearing, and my season from ending. I learned that I should have a safety blanket that would protect me from possible harm. Just like when we would run to our parents in times of danger. Safety is very important and should be taken seriously, so now I do not hesitate to go the extra mile to ensure the safety of myself and others in everything I
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