Sam Townsend's mother lost her battle with cancer, just before the start of his senior season.
The T.K. Gorman defensive end, has an incredible story of how faith, football and community all helped him through a tough time.
It was Easter Sunday 1977, in Winnipeg, Alberta, Canada.
When--- then 28-year-old Robert Nicholas Fotti was involved in an accident that left a father and his son--- dead.
Fotti was convicted of dangerous driving.