Blind long snapper delivers flawless snap on extra point in USC win

Blind Football Player Snaps for Extra Point in a USC Win

In 2009, at age 12, he learned he needed surgery to remove his right eye, which would completely cost him his vision.

Southern California long snapper Jake Olson leads the USC Trojan Marching Band following an NCAA college football game against Western Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Olson lost his sight to a rare form of retinal cancer eight years ago, but never lost his dream of playing for USC.

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Olson uses a teammate to line him up for snaps in practice.

USC avoided being upset by Western Michigan, as the Trojans pulled away in the fourth quarter and put away the Broncos 49-31.

The Trojans had quite a moment late in their game against Western Michigan.

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In a moment deemed "incredible" on social media, where it immediately trended, blind USC long snapper Jake Olson snapped a ideal extra point in his team's opener Saturday evening. "More than that I just love football".

"After walking onto the team, the 6'4" Olson finally got his opportunity. He joined the team with a scholarship for disabled athletes. He's worked his way onto the USC team and has an eventual goal of starting.

Father Brian Olson said: "It's surreal".

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