Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has had an up-and-down career the past two seasons, but he was definitely on a high Monday night. That’s because he decided before the game to write the names of the Sandy Hook shooting victims on his shoes as a tribute. And then ripped of an amazing, 94-yard touchdown run during the game’s second quarter against the Jets.
You can see the tribute in the images below:
And here’s how it looked (note, there is no sound — you can see a version with sound here):
Making the tribute even more fitting: It was the longest run in franchise history, according to The Tennessean.
Johnson told the paper that putting the names on his shoes was “just something to try to give back and show tribute to those families and how much they hurt.”
“It just shows you how fortunate it is for us to come out here and play on Sunday and Monday,” he added, saying he was “thinking about those kids all week.”