Footballs Top Moms: A Salute To Mothers Day

May 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In Celebration of mothers day. I looked for the most inspirational mother story. Looking throughout football, the list is astronomical.
Nearly every time a player makes a speech he thanks his mother first. Every time a camera zooms in on a player, he usually says " Hi mom'!
So, in all fairness, there were plenty of good stories for  "Top Mom". But the hands down winner comes from the small town of Preston Hollow Texas.
The John McClamrock story:
John was a talented and promising football player in the small Dallas suburb of Preston Hollow. On September 13, 1973, it all came to a screeching halt on a single play that left him paralyzed for the rest of his life.
Johns fourth and fifth vertebrae in his neck were fractured. Johns Mother Ann was called from work at the local bank to come to the hospital immediately because John only had two hours to live.
Ann rushed to the hospital to be by her sons side. Two hours turned into overnight. Over night turned...

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