My First Time Stepping On A Football Field Was Scary. English Research

527 words - 3 pages

Jordan Burch
English 120
1/23/19
“Heart over Height”
My first time stepping on a football field was scary. I was one of the smallest players on the field, so it was a big step in life for me to play a dangerous sport like football with players way bigger than I was. Fortunately, as I got older, I matured and started to realize that size didn’t matter. I had just learned about the David and Goliath story in the Bible. David was an average size adult, but he was very small compared to Goliath which I could relate to at the time because I was so small compared to other players. When I was told that David was brave enough to take down Goliath, something inside me clicked and said, “Heart over Height”.
I was very young when I first realized I wanted to play football. When I played out in the yard with my cousins, I always wanted to play QB (Quarterback) but I had to play WR (Wide Receiver). I hated to play wide receiver. It wasn’t bad, but playing wide receiver, which is what I play now, we did not always get the ball. When I didn’t get the ball, I just stood there, which was not thrilling as a kid, because I loved to be the center of attention.
While playing wide receiver you must be strong, fast, and have good hands to catch the ball. Football is the quarterback’s game. Depending on what type of QB you are determines if you win the game or not. QBs can someti...

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