Oxford, Miss. (GOOD MORNING AMERICA)— During the 2019 football season at Oxford Middle School, one player on the starting lineup got an extra dose of attention from her teammates, coaches, and local community; because she was a girl.
Aniah Echols started every game in the 2019 season as a7th-grade offensive lineman. Friday, she appeared on Good Morning America for a sit-down interview withhost Michael Strahan, who played 15 years in the NFL himself.
AndEchols got a huge surprise – Tickets to the upcoming Super Bowl in Miami!
Echols is also a black belt in Taekwondo. Echols has beendoing Martial Arts since she was 7 years old and is a gold medalist inSparring, Board-Breaking, and Forms.