Freddie Coleman is battling complications due to a brain stem tumor.

According to his mother, he doesn’t smile very much.

But the with the help of the Jackson State football team, Freddie, 11, had the opportunity to don a Tigers jersey and just be one of the guys.

In a beautiful story published by a local Jackson TV station
, Freddie’s day with the JSU football team was chronicled.

The young boy was given his own locker, a jersey and made honorary team captain.

Watch the video below.

WJTV News Channel 12

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Kendrick Marshall

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