"It appears something has happened in the motorcade route. Something, I repeat, has happened in the motorcade route."
Words like terror, shock, and disbelief were the adjectives of the hour 50 years ago.
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.