‘Doing something he loves’ | Deaf football player hits the field in Alamance County | wcnc

Walter M. Williams High School student Jordan McDowell makes a difference in the classroom and on the football field.

Football players use most of their senses to keep track of the ball, but one triad player doesn’t have that advantage.

Friday we met a young man who doesn’t let being *deaf* hold him back.

Senior Jordan McDowell may be deaf, but he has a smile and a story that inspires the entire Burlington Williams community.

At a school that is rich with football tradition, the senior has left his mark in the bulldog history books.

McDowell may get lost amongst the many faces of the Burlington Williams football team on Friday nights, but once you meet him, you’ll know he’s more than a football player, he’s an inspiration.

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