Jacob Rainey for Washingtonian

Rainey1 Rainey2I went to Charlottesville a while back to meet and photograph freshman Cavalier Jacob Rainey, a kid built like a wall with an arm like a cannon.  In a plot twist worthy of one of my all-time favorite shows, Friday Night Lights, the high school football demigod took a hit in just the wrong way and his leg had to be amputated. He was admitted to UVA and has been assisting the team and experiencing the game from a different, yet no less important, perspective.   Read the story here.Rainey3

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