SHAWNEE, Kan. — A high school football player at Maranatha Academy is sacrificing a summer’s worth of sweat for a little help from former Chiefs offensive lineman Ryan Lilja.
Sam Welch, a sophomore at Maranatha Academy, made an agreement with Lilja. Welch would mow his yard every week all summer if Lilja would attend one of his high school football practices in hopes of bettering the team.
Lilja said yes. Watch the video for details on this story.