A middle school football player beat out some tough competition to win a trip to this year's Super Bowl.
Tyler Sampson is one of five finalists in the NFL'S "Together, We Make Football" program.
As FOX's Richard Ray shows us, Tyler has a very special gift or a major challenge, depending on how you look at it.
Sampson, who plays football, won three tickets and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Super Bowl as one of five winners in an online voting contest.
Sampson's story, the video he submitted for the contest, highlighted his determination to play football despite being born with the lower part of his right arm missing. The video has inspired millions, including his parents.
Sampson, his dad and his twin brother will fly out the Wednesday before the Super Bowl. His mom will fly out too, though she may not get a ticket to the game.
Sampson also plays baseball as a pitcher and recently made his select team
Cooler and drier air moves in today but the heat and humidity return for the second half of the holiday weekend.
A cold front came through last night meaning cooler, less humid air is moving in for Thursday. Mostly sunny skies and winds gusting to 25mph are also expected today. Friday starts off very cool and also features a pleasant afternoon.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.