Suffering from a groin injury throughout camp, Detroit Lions defensive back Louis Delmas was ecstatic to finally get a chance to play in a game last Saturday. If video from his introduction before that game at Ford Field is any indication, Delmas was a little too ecstatic.
(Kids Were Trucked By Michigan Plates: OHAND16)
Before the game Delmas accidently plowed through some kids who the team had stationed on the field to congratulate players as they entered the playing surface during introductions.
After the game, Delmas was asked about what everyone was wondering. (No, not how his groin felt.)
Delmas to the DETROIT FREE PRESS:
“I don’t know if that was the adrenaline running through my veins or (it) being a game-day situation. I felt good, though.”
That was Delmas talking about the game and how his groin reacted.
Delmas on flattening the youngsters:
“Any kid that I hit, I’ll tell him I apologize and if they want me to sign something I’ll go ahead and sign. I’ll even give him a hug.”
The ANN ARBOR NEWS on Delmas:
Delmas was the last defensive player to be introduced during the pregame festivities and he exited the tunnel with his usual flair. Delmas was playing to the crowd, but lost his bearings in splitting the two rows of young kids who were lined up on the field. As Delmas turned around to run, he bowled over three kids.
“I’m so used to having so much space and I came out and felt a little bump on my butt and I looked around and there are kids all over the ground. I felt bad,” Delmas said.
Delmas felt bad? What about the kids? (Thankfully, none were injured during the collision.)
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