|Rodriguez ranked Most Inspirational Moment of 2013
Assoc. Editor - 2013-12-25 09:45:03.0
VA (Brooke Pointe HS)
Years Played: 2012 - 2014
Clemson WR Daniel RodriguezDaniel Rodriguez
RS So. Wide Receiver
#83 5-8, 175
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Daniel Rodriguez carries the names and memories of eight of his military brothers into stadiums brimming with color nearly every Saturday from August till January. Some games he carries a flag that he has nearly died protecting on a myriad of occasions, far from home. What he carries beneath his jersey cannot be quantified, it refuses to be typical or generic; it is a conglomeration of patriotism, resiliency, and rapport. Daniel Rodriguez’s moment didn’t change the outcome of a game, but it transcended a sport. And I am a better person as a result of hearing it.
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