Texas School for the Deaf Football Team Wins State Title for the First Time in History

Texas School for the Deaf Football Team Wins State Title for the First Time in History

“It’s the best feeling ever.”

The Texas School for the Deaf is celebrating a historic win by their football team, Fox 7 Austin reports.

The team took home its first state title Friday night after winning 63-32 against Veritas Academy of Austin.

“I’d have to say, it’s the best feeling ever. Nothing can compare to that, nothing equals that feeling,” player Kylar Sycoli told Fox.

Instead of relying on a quarterback to verbally call out plays, the deaf and hard of hearing teammates use a drum to help them sense vibrations and know when a play starts. Coach John Moore Jr. says that’s the only difference — otherwise for his players the sport is the same.

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