Trojans coach Justin Roden said field position played a key role.
“A perfect season. Champs. This is a dream come true.”
He initially uploaded a Vine of the incident, which went viral with over 5 million views.
“I wish whoever hit him would turn themselves in. This would bring the family some peace.”
Police were called to the 4100 block of East New York Street around 10:24 p.m.
Betty Cockrum spoke to 24-Hour News 8 Saturday evening.
Police in both Connecticut and Florida have been contacted by people all over the world.
She said she’s never seen anything like it.
“This is the kind of thing that hits the entire community in the gut.”
Whoever gets the most signatures wins.