Garth Brooks Hits the Gridiron with Area Kids

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DALLAS - He's in the middle of a five-day, seven-concert stretch in Dallas. So, you'd think Garth Brooks would be sitting in a hotel room with his feet up, right? Wrong! He was out Saturday playing football with 100 kids from DFW Boys and Girls Clubs.

“You’ve got all these words you’ve got to learn but the big thing is teammates,” he told the campers.

Garth started doing free sports camps for kids when he retired from music in 2000. Now that he`s back on tour, he has a camp in every city he performs.

“Other than being a father to three kids and the husband to Mrs. (Trisha) Yearwood,” Brooks says. “This is the most important thing I’ve ever gotten to be a part of in my life.”

Even if some of the campers couldn’t name a Garth Brooks song. He still had plenty of fans; from a cop who wanted a selfie to the Wilson High cheerleaders who ran outside from practice to serenade Brooks with his classic “Friends in Low Places.

“We were just practicing and our cheer coach was like ‘Garth Brooks is out on the field!’ So we all sprinted out to see him,” says Saphire Chavantes,

Hey at the end of the day, everyone here had friends... in low places