Novi's Robby Heil touchdown run has gone viral

Posted at 6:30 PM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-20 10:51:28-04

When Robby Heil crossed the goal line on Friday night in front of his terminally ill mother, it became an instant classic.

Over four million views on our website alone has cause his story to find its way to homes all over the world.

It's been picked up and shared by ESPN, ABC News, Uproxx, CBS Sports, Fox Sports, Bleacher Report and many more.

WXYZ sports reporter Justin Rose invited Robby and Novi head coach Jeff Burnside on the Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave this weekend, to talk about the attention this story has received.

The original story can be seen here, as well as Robby's appearance on the Sports Cave can be viewed in the video player above.