Keenan Reynolds changed the play.
His coach had called for Reynolds to sneak up the middle, but the quarterback noticed that the defense was loading the box and thought he could get to the outside. With his team near the goal line, trailing by six points with seconds remaining, Reynolds figured he could score.
"We were supposed to do a quarterback sneak, and I just ran outside because I didn't think it was going to work," Reynolds recalled. "I ended up scoring."
Reynolds was 5 years old at the time, and his touchdown gave the Gra-Mar Pirates the Mid-State Youth Football league championship. While Reynolds barely remembers the play — "It's a faint...