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University of Notre Dame football player visits Blue Angel Elementary
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- Blue Angel's Elementary School welcomed a big time football player to their school this morning.
University of Notre Dame's Rudy Ruettiger gave an inspirational message about achieving your dreams.
As a child, Rudy was dyslexic and struggled in school.
Rudy says despite your obstacles it's the persistence and the dream that keep you going.
Rudy Ruettiger "People have a Rudy in everything. There is a Rudy in the classroom, there is a Rudy on the team, guys who have to work hard. People have dreams that's what's awesome about the Rudy's."
About 450, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders listened to Rudy's inspiring speech.
After the message selected students and sponsors got to interview and take pictures with Rudy.