Post-game interviews from the football field can be a little mundane – full of platitudes we’ve all heard before.
But a recent interview with a high school football player from Texas is a game changer for athletes everywhere and has subsequently gone viral.
One question was all Appollos Hester needed – and then he was off.
Sure he had the cliches of “You can do anything you set your mind to” and “Never give up on your dreams.” But somehow, coming from a high school athlete it’s more believable than when a NFL star with a big paycheck says it.
From the YouTube post: “TWC News Austin reporter Lauren Mickler interviews East View High School Football player Apollos Hester after the triumphed over Vandegrift by one point. Hester’s post-game interview was one of the most inspiring interviews we have captured on Sports Night High School Blitz. VIDEO BY TWC NEWS AUSTIN