Chaparral defensive lineman defying all odds

Arizona Sports News online

It’s always special when a football player hears their named announced over the loud speaker after a tackle, a run or a touchdown.

But for Chaparral senior defensive tackle Conner Svetly it’s something that he might never had the chance to hear.

Conner was born deaf. He has had to face unthinkable obstacles in his life but today, he is the starting every down defensive tackle for the three-time defending state champion Chaparral Firebirds football team.

See Conner Svetly’s remarkable story.

A born and bred Arizonan, Jared has had great passion for the hometown teams all his life. He now channel's that passion into covering the pro, college and high school teams around the state as a Multimedia Reporter for Sports360AZ.