Girls Football is a Hit!

The quarterback throws long and… touchdown!! While these words might be very familiar to most of us, the quarterback's name might surprise you – it's Brittany Lear, of Jupiter High School in Florida.

Nearly 5,000 girls play football throughout the state, and their numbers are growing. Flag football only got its start in Florida in the 1990's. While there's plenty of questions about where the sport can go from here, the girls who play are focused on the game.

"I tried it out, and I just loved it," Demi Cissell said. She is currently a linebacker for Jupiter High School.