December 3, 2017

Positivity: A football physical saved his life. Now Vance Wide Receiver is a star – and could play in college

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Charlotte, North Carolina:

NOVEMBER 30, 2017 06:36 PM

Vance High senior Jaylen Riley, to this day, isn’t sure why his brother kept insisting he take a special physical offered to athletes by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools four years ago.

Riley, now 18, wasn’t sick. He was a rising ninth grader, headed to Independence. He looked healthy and strong.

But for some reason, Markell Riley kept telling his brother that he needed to go see the doctor.

And as it turned out, Markell saved his Jaylen’s life. …

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