10 Surprising Pop Warner Players


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Jasmine Plummer

Jasmine Plummer arrives at the movie premiere for ''The Longshots'' in Westwood, California. She was the first female to play the quaterback position at the Pop Warner Super Bowl.
Jasmine Plummer arrives at the movie premiere for ''The Longshots'' in Westwood, California. She was the first female to play the quaterback position at the Pop Warner Super Bowl.
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Unless you're a film fanatic, you probably haven't heard of Jasmine Plummer. But this 11-year-old girl, whose football skills are chronicled in the 2008 film "The Longshots," took the field in a game heard 'round the world. Plummer, from a small town in Illinois, played quarterback for a Pop Warner team that made it all the way to the Pop Warner Super Bowl. In 2003, she became the first girl to lead a PW team to a championship in the league's 61-year history. In addition to having an arm like a cannon and a set of preternaturally developed leadership skills, Plummer set the bar for other girls -- whose league football participation has doubled in the last five years.

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