JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Former Trinity Christian football star Kendrick Norton provided his first update since a July 4 car accident that caused him to lose his left arm.
Norton gave a thumbs up sign.
“I’m good thank you to everyone that checked on me!!! I’m goood (sic) thanks for the prayers to God be the glory,” Norton posted in a caption on his Instagram account.
Norton, 22, was severely injured in a car crash in Miami that ended his football career. A Ford F250 Norton was driving crashed into a concrete barrier and overturned early on State Road 836 near Miami. His arm was amputated at the scene.
The second-year Miami Dolphins defensive tackle was looking to make the roster after spending most of his rookie season on the Carolina Panthers practice squad.
Norton was a multi-year force for Trinity Christian, playing on both sides of the ball and helping the Conquerors win back-to-back state championships in 2013-14.
His agency, First Round Management, started a GoFundMe for Norton with a goal of $150,000. It had raised nearly $5,000 since being launched late Monday. The NFL, according to the GoFundMe update, will pay for Norton’s medical expenses.
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