On Tuesday, the Kansas City Chiefs hosted a Heads Up Football Safety Clinic at The University of Kansas Hospital Training Complex specifically geared to mothers of youth football players. This is only the second time the NFL has joined with a team to host an event of this kind, and nearly 300 mothers participated in the clinic.
Danny Keefe doesn’t always look like other kids his age.
The 6-year-old Massachusetts boy likes to wear suits and ties everywhere he goes, including school. He has childhood apraxia, a motor speech disorder in which his speech patterns are hard to understand.
This makes the kindergartener a target of bullies at school.
But to the Bridgewater Badgers peewee football team, Danny is their water boy and their buddy.
And the Badgers have his back.