Was This High School Football Player Flagged For Praying?
Fort Myers tight end Sam Turner says he was praying after scoring a touchdown, but it earned him a 15-yard penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct.By Matt Moreno | November 6, 2014
Celebrations after scoring a touchdown are nothing new in the game of football, but league officials on every level warn, just don't get excessive with it.
And it's the definition of what makes for an "excessive celebration" that has people upset in southern Florida. (Video via Fort Myers News-Press)
As you saw, that celebration lasted just a few seconds, but it earned Fort Myers senior TE Sam Turner a penalty.