Eric Dompierre, a 19 yr old high school football player had to petition the state's athletic association to let him play because of his age. A kicker on the team, Dompierre was successful in changing the rule that almost barred him from playing. (To read more click here.)
Now a video about Dompierre is in first place in the Sports Illustrated annual “Underdogs” contest. Readers will choose the winner in an online vote open through Nov. 15.