Inspiring Football Player With Autism Finalist To Attend Super Bowl 50

Shariff Williams as his parents describe him is a miracle. At 9 years old, he as proved that he is stronger than ever. Shariff’s story was highlights by TODAY’s “Together We Make Football” series. Doctors told Shariff’s parents that he would never be able to walk or talk due to his Autism and Tourette’s Syndrome diagnosis. However, today with the love and support of his family, friends and the Panhandle Youth Football league, Shariff joins his twin brother and teammates on the football field every game. He was such an inspiration that he spent a day with the Washington Redskins, and is a finalist to attend Super Bowl 50.

Read more about Shariff’s story here.