Chandler Herndon steals the show at Dennis Miller Jamboree of Champions
Chandler Herndon was both giddy and nervous all day on Friday in preparation for his one big moment on the football field at McAlpine Stadium.
The Marlboro County senior scored a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage to help the Bulldogs to a 19-6 win over the Mullins Auctioneers at the Dennis Miller Jamboree of Champions in Bennettsville.
Herndon, who has cerebral palsy, scored on a play called Seattle Hot.
Herndon lined up at running back. He took a handoff, and with the use of a handicap walker, swept to his left. The Bulldogs blocked for him, and with help from the opposing Mullins team, Herndon scored a touchdown and was mobbed by his teammates.
It was a lifelong dream for Herndon, who is also an honor student and the school's senior class president.