Seahawks running back Christine Michael took an autistic girl to her prom (Video)

Seahawks running back Christine Michael ended taking an autistic girl named Taylor Kirkwood to her high school prom. “I’m just here for Taylor,” Michael said. “It’s a blessing. Like I said, she’s a beautiful kid. I’m very proud of her.” Michael has actually been a friend of Kirkwood’s family for some time. Of course Kirkwood had a great time. “I’m so happy...
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Seahawks Running Back Christine Michael Follows Through on Promise to Take Autistic Teen to Prom

Jerry Maguire nailed it when he called the world we live in a cruel, cynical one. More often than not we think that if someone is doing something that appears to be out of the kind of their heart they must be up to something; that something must be in for them. What we overlook is that there absolutely is something in it for them--the feeling you get from doing something selfless...
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Seahawks’ Christine Michael Escorts Girl with Autism to Prom

Not many girls can say they went to prom with a Super Bowl Champion but thanks to Christine Michael of the Seattle Seahawks, 18 year old Taylor Kirkwood from Baywood, TX can. People has the full story: “It was the most magical night of her life,” Kirkwood’s mother, Stacie Holmes, tells PEOPLE. “He was the perfect gentleman. He took her out to dinner before, posed for photos...
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Seahawks RB Michael goes to prom with with autistic student

Winning a Super Bowl is an unforgettable moment, but Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael might have topped that on Saturday night. Michael promised last month to go to the prom with an autistic Houston-area high school senior, who also suffers from scoliosis. And he kept his word for the big night last weekend. Michael couldn't be more excited when he picked up 18...
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Seattle Seahawks running back takes autistic teen to prom

Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael gave Anahuac High School’s Taylor Kirkwood a prom she won’t ever forget when he escorted her to the big dance in April. According to KPRC in Houston, Kirkwood’s mother, Stacie Holmes, wanted to do something special for her daughter, who has autism. She reached out to the former Texas A&M running back and Super Bowl champ...
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Seahawks RB Christine Michael taking autistic teen to prom

In a stand-up move, Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael will be taking Taylor Kirkwood, an autistic teenager from Baytown, Texas, to her high school prom next month. Photo Credit: “I was just like we’ll see what happens,” Taylor’s mother, Stacie Holmes told KPRC. “I know he’s busy and I wasn’t sure if he could.” Holmes wanted to do something...
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Pete Carroll is already hyping up Christine Michael for next season

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll was hyping up running back Christine Michael for next season. Pete Carroll really hyped up RB Christine Michaels. Called him the Seahawks biggest breakout candidate. — Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) February 21, 2014 The fact of the matter is that the Seahawks...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Christine Michael: rookie diamond in the rough

Former NFL scout Matt Williamson calls Seahawks rookie Christine (pronounced ‘Chris-tin’) Michael “a true every-down running back” by 2016. Michael entered the world through Beaumont, Texas on November 9, 1990 to Andrew Michael and Mary Gilder. Mary had wanted a daughter and picked out the name Christine from the first day she knew she was pregnant. 13 years later, her...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael's time will have to wait in Seattle

For the Seattle Seahawks fans waiting to see more of rookie running back Christine Michael, you may have to keep waiting. “He’s working his way in and we think he has great promise for the future,” coach Pete Carroll said of Michael Monday on 710 ESPN Seattle radio. “But he’s still a young guy trying to break in.” In other words, Carroll is going to stick with veteran...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

A running back named Christine could be taking over the league soon

When you hear the name Christine you automatically think of a female, but believe me Christine Michael is far from a girl. A native of Beaumont, Texas, Michael attended West Brook Senior High School in Beaumont, and played high school football for the West Brook Bruins. He rushed for 3,927 yards on 501 carries. His […]
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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