Over 70,000 People Sign Petition To Rename Stadium After High School Football Player Who Died Trying To Disarm School Shooter

Tate Myre sacrificed his life trying to save others, and people in his community want to honor him for his heroic act.

According to reports, Myre, a star running back for the Oxford Wildcats football team, was tragically killed trying to disarm a 15-year-old student who began shooting at his classmates.

Days before the shooting, Myre was on a recruiting trip to Toledo and posted about his experience online.

On Wednesday, Myre’s classmates started an online petition to change the name of the school’s stadium in his honor. Over 70,000 people have already signed the petition.

On Tuesday 11/30, at around 1pm there was an active shooter in Oxford High School who killed 3 people and injured many more one of the students was killed in an attempt to disarm the shooter, this student is Tate Myre, Tate is not just a hero to his fellow students at Oxford high school but a legend, his act of bravery should be remembered forever and passed down through generations, he put his life in danger to try and help the thousands of other students at Oxford High School

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