Arkansas fan with Down syndrome scores touchdown in spring game

Arkansas Razorback fan Canaan Sandy scored a touchdown on a play during the Razorbacks spring NCAA college football game, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark. (Sarah Bentham)

April 28, 2014 5:23:01 AM PDT
A diehard Arkansas Razorbacks fan didn't just attend the team's spring game, he was one of the stars.

Super fan Canaan Sandy, 31 has Down syndrome and lives four hours away from the college campus, but that doesn't stop him from attending just about every home game.

On Saturday, his dream came true when his number was called and he got to play in the Razorbacks' spring game.

While on the field, Sandy scored a touchdown for his favorite team. Instead of a victory dance, he was moved to tears in a mass huddle with all of his favorite players.

His shining moment was caught on tape -- click here to watch.


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