COLUMBUS, GA - A Shaw High School football player is the winner of a national video award associated with the former Rudy Awards.
Senior Olawale Dada was nominated for the Inspireum Football Award by his teacher.
As part of the competition, the school produced a video depicting Dada's family story of coming to America from Nigeria.
A Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and fan votes placed Dada in first place.
Dada was number 7 for the Shaw Raiders.
The award honors young inspirational athletes who make a difference in the lives of their teammates.