Two Louisiana State University football players fought floodwaters in Louisiana to save a woman and her young son on Sunday.
The woman and son managed to escaped their car as water flooded in, according to Yahoo, but forgot the young boy’s insulin medication.
LSU starting quarterback Brandon Harris and wide receiver Malachi Dupre came to the rescue, however, and dove into the water caused by Hurricane Patricia, got into the car and retrieved the meds, according to CBS Sports.
Now the duo are being lauded as heroes.
LSU coach Les Miles praised the two young men for their heroic actions:
I’m told that two of our guys during that monsoon that we had stepped in and helped a stranded motorist and her child. Basically they went into a car that had insulin in it for a diabetic son, went under water and got it. That was Brandon Harris and Malachi Dupre doing good things on their own without direction.
In fact, I would’ve probably told them to stay out of the water. But truth of the matter is that they knew better. Great that everybody’s healthy, and it was a great move. But you know what, there’s a lot of real quality people on this team. It’s a football team brought together to get an education and play championship football, but there’s a lot of stories like that go untold that are pretty special.
Harris, Dupre, and the fourth-ranked LSU Tigers face seventh-ranked Alabama in their next game on Nov. 7.