ALEDO (AP) – Schoolchildren in a North Texas town are donning purple and cheering for the Baltimore Ravens on behalf of the family of defensive back Chris Johnson.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots From Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Johnson’s two sons and daughter all go to school near Dallas-Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the sixth graders at McAnally Intermediate School in Aledo held a rally Wednesday in which they ran through a banner supporting 12-year-old Brannon Johnson and his father, who will play this Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.
Students at McCall Elementary School are also rooting for Brannon’s little brother, Christopher.READ MORE: DFW Nonprofits To Start Holiday Drives Early Due To Supply Chain Concerns
Christopher gives his dad “about a thousand percent chance” of winning.
The elder Chris Johnson was signed by Baltimore in November and had seven tackles this year. He’s a native of Gladewater, in East Texas.
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