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South Carolina’s first ever All-American is still scoring touchdowns

South Carolina’s first ever All-American was on hand at the Gamecock’s spring game and he showed that age is truly just a number. Lou Sossamon was on hand for the spring game and the school made sure to make it a special one as the 94-year old scored a touchdown. It’s one of those special moments you’ll never forget and now he’ll have something to show his grandkids forever.

That definitely deserves another look:

Sossamon was named an Associated Press All-American in 1942 before heading off to serve in the Navy during World War II. He is a regular at South Carolina home football games, and still maintains a solid frame that reminds you he was a formidable force on both sides of the gridiron as a center and linebacker. Now that’s one tough dude.

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