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How one high school girl is making football history

Krysten Muir is putting points on the board and her team has her back. The kicker for her high school's football team trains with a former NFL kicker, and she's ready to take her skills to the next level. ****************************************­****************************************­****************************************­*********************** Want even more heartwarming stories?! Subscribe to Humankind's YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1IrNzUN Like Humankind on Facebook: http://bit.ly/fbhkvids ****************************************­****************************************­****************************************­*********************** By Keira Nothaft, The Arizona Republic The kicker at Marcos de Nizo High School in Tempe, Ariz., is a standout star on the varsity team, kicking for 67 points last season – with a 92 percent accuracy rate. She also happens to be a girl. Success didn’t come easy for Krysten Muir, 17, and neither did respect. In addition to the normal pressures of training hard and keeping her head in the game, Muir endures the extra scrutiny that comes with being different. “A lot of people at school are like, ‘You’re the kicker?’ … ‘She’s only out here because her dad’s out here,’” Muir said of the criticism she faced from her fellow classmates. For more of the story, click here: http://usat.ly/1mgqexl **************** Humankind: Amazing moments that give us hope ➤ http://bit.ly/2MrPxvd Humankind: Stories worth sharing ➤ http://bit.ly/2FWYXNP Animalkind: Cute, cuddly & curious animals ➤ http://bit.ly/2GdNf2j Just the FAQs: When news breaks, we break it down for you ➤ http://bit.ly/2Dw3Wnh The Wall: An in-depth examination of Donald Trump’s border wall ➤ http://bit.ly/2sksl8F **************** Humankind: Amazing moments that give us hope ➤ http://bit.ly/2MrPxvd Humankind: Stories worth sharing ➤ http://bit.ly/2FWYXNP #humankind

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