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College football player from Seminole Tribe makes history with first touchdown




Justin Motlow made history as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to score a touchdown for Florida State University.

Junior wide receiver Motlow caught a 12-yard catch during the fourth quarter of a on Saturday. He helped his team to a 77 to 6 victory over Delaware State.

“That is just the most amazing honor you could ever feel,” Motlow told The Associated Press. “I am so proud to represent my tribe. The first member to score a touchdown, let alone just play, it’s an exhilarating feeling. It makes me so happy.”

Motlow is the first Seminole to play football for FSU, whose mascot and logo is based on Seminole culture. The tribe approved the imagery.

Read More on the Story:
Motlow first Seminole Tribe member to score for Florida St. (The Associated Press November 19, 2017)
Justin Motlow becomes first Seminole Tribe member to score a TD for Florida State (NBC Sports November 18, 2017)
Seminole Justin Motlow makes Florida State history (Tomahawk Nation November 18, 2017)

An Opinion:
Corey Clark: A truly special moment for a special Seminole (The Tallahassee Democrat November 18, 2017)

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