Michigan Recruit Michael Ferns Gives TD to Grieving Teammate

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Michigan Recruit Michael Ferns Gives TD to Grieving Teammate

College football programs put a big emphasis on recruiting character guys. Michigan has clearly found one in St. Clairsville (OH) High running back Michael Ferns. During the fourth quarter of an Oct. 5 game against Richmond Edison High, Ferns appeared on his way to his 12th touchdown of the season but opted to slow up and walk out of bounds at the 1-yard line. Why? So that freshman teammate Logan Thompson could score a touchdown in honor of his father, who had died of a stroke two days prior to the game.

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