I was a senior in high school and I had never played high school football before. Most of my friends had played since they were freshmen. They always talked about how amazing it was and how much fun it was. They also told me that you're not just playing football but you get to be a part of something special. So they finally talked me into playing my senior year. I was new to everything; even practice was something way different for me. I don't think I have ever worked so hard in my life. Everyday seemed like hell and it just kept on getting harder too. After every practice I thought to myself that this was not fun at all and there is definitely nothing special about this. I would always dread going to practice after school but I knew I had to go if I wanted to play in the game.
It was finally game day and I couldn't wait. Before the game I was really jittery. I was scared but excited at the same time. I didn't know what to expect but I was just anxious to get out on that field. While we were waiting in the locker room everybody was pumped and ready to go. Then our coach gave us a stunning speech which just got me ready for the game even more. Walking out to the field was intense. Everybody was looking at you and waiting for the game to start. I remember looking up at the stands from the field and it was a totally different sight for me. There were so many people. I was used to just watching the game from the stands and not actually playing in it. We started to do our pre-game warm up I was stretching on the field and all I can smell is the scent of the freshly cut grass. It was kind of soothing and actually relaxed me. Then we went through all our plays and got ready for kick off.
We did the coin toss and lost so the other team got the ball first. I was on the kick off so I had to get ready to go out on the field right away. The coach gave us one more speech and then I was off. I got to my spot and looked down at the other team. I was... [continues]
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