Hours After His Baby Son’s Death, Former Long Jump Star Marquise Goodwin Gets Emotional After Scoring TD

by LetsRun.com
November 13, 2017

Yesterday, 2012 US Olympian and two-time NCAA long jump champion Marquise Goodwin caught his first touchdown pass of the year for the San Francisco 49ers as he hauled in an 83 yard bomb for a touchdown. Before he crossed the goal line, an emotional Goodwin pointed to the sky and then once in an end-zone dropped to a knee, crossed himself and crumpled to the turf as he was surrounded many of his teammates. See it for yourself.

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After the game was over, Goodwin explained why he was so emtional. Earlier in the day, his baby boy had died after a premature birth.

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