WATCH: Derrick Henry’s family celebrates Heisman Trophy win in hospital
While Derrick Henry was accepting the Heisman Trophy in New York on Saturday night, much of his family was nearly 1,000 miles away in a Jacksonville, Fla., hospital.
That’s where Henry’s 81-year-old grandmother, Gladys Henry, is resting following a tracheotomy.
She and several of Henry’s relatives were able to watch him put an exclamation mark on his record-setting regular season.
“It was one of the biggest moments of my life,” Gladys told AL.com‘s Joseph Goodman.
Check out her reaction below: