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That’s his dream; his goals are simpler.
"All I know is that I want Lily to grow up one day and to know that her father was a somebody," he said. "That if she does want to look for me or research who I am, she’ll know that I was someone great — that I did great things in the community, in the classroom, for other people. Football. If I do make it, she’ll understand who I am."
Team » Utah Utes
Position » Defensive end
Year » Sophomore
Hometown » Salt Lake City (Highland High School)
Height » 6-3
Weight » 250 pounds
Notable » The Tribune’s 2010 Class 4A MVP. … Played wide receiver and D-end in high school. … Won state championships in football and basketball as senior at Highland. … Has recorded 19 tackles in four games this season.
Unless someone asks, Nate keeps these feelings tucked away. Like the black notebook, they live in a secret place, and only he knows what’s inside.
One day, if Lily asks, he will show her.
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