9 year old Rockford boy readies himself for Ford Field

Isaac Toole, a 4th Grade Rockford student, has qualified for the NFL’s Punt Pass and Kick State Finals. Isaac previously competed in and won this year’s local and sectional competitions for the boys 8-9 year old division. His winning score at the sectional finals was in the top 4 scores in the state advancing him to the State Finals held December 2nd, at Ford Field during the Lions home football game vs. the Indianapolis Colts.   Isaac has continued to practice and prepare for this exciting event.  At the State Finals, the competition schedules Isaac to kick and punt prior to the Lions/Colts game.  Isaac will  finish  the finals event at halftime when he is introduced to the fans and then competes in the passing portion of NFL’s Punt Pass and Kick.

 

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