Before David Cornwell set out on this final leg of his high school career, he journeyed back to Omaha, Neb., the beginning of his football dream, to fulfill a promise. Through every twist of the past five years, Cornwell remained loyal to Chase Sears. And Sears to Cornwell.
They met as eighth-graders in 2008 at Central Middle School. Cornwell played baseball. Sears wrestled. They both played football.
"I just knew," Sears said. "I knew he was going to be something big."
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