Family and Friends Gather to Show Support for Seriously Injured Football Player
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on September 29, 2013 @ 11:39PM
Created on September 29, 2013 @ 9:05PM
When tragedy strikes, it can be very emotional, but for one community in Harrison County, it was the exact opposite.
According to witnesses, Jeffries apparently walked off the field and fell unconscious Friday night during the game versus Lincoln.
He was flown out to Ruby, and is now in a medically induced coma after suffering some type of brain injury. Organizers said they were amazed to see how many people turned out for the event.
"It's amazing to see how many are here. We have so many out here, and we really want to thank them all, said Cathy Broadwater and Sonya Davis, organizers of the vigil.
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