The National Football League’s NFL Films will be in Hope Tuesday (11-5) to do a story on Hope Bobkitten Nate Carter. Carter was stricken with a serious illness in August 2012 which meant weeks of hospitalization in Arkansas Children’s Hospital. At one point Carter was on a ventilator. Since that time his recovery has been steady and to the point that he is a stand-out on the Bobkitten football team. Carter the quarterback for the 5 and 4 Bobkittens.
NFL films will be filming parts of today’s Bobkitten game at Hammons Stadium/Summit Field where the Bobkittens host DeQueen. The production company will also interview Nate’s parents, Anthony and Bitsy Carter. The filming will also capture Nate’s comments on the field with a wireless microphone in his helmet.
The Nate Carter story has been entered into a contest by the NFL called “Together We Make Football”. Should Nate’s story win, he and four other family members will receive a five-day V.I.P. experience to the 47th annual Super Bowl.
Hope school officials are hoping for a good crowd to turn out today at 5:30pm for the Bobkitten game featuring the 14 year old Carter.