All-American Kid

Album: Man Against Machine (2014)
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  • Was the captain of the team his senior year
    In his eyes, on his helmet, he had no fear
    Down by a six-ball on the ten
    Said huddle up boys we've got a game to win
    He snapped the ball, he looked left and right
    Nobody was open so he tucked in tight
    And before them boys hanging on to him
    The clock ran out as he ran it in

    And the whole town cheered
    And his mama cried
    And they rushed downfield
    And they raised him high
    Got his picture in the paper and the headline read
    "All-American Comeback Kid"

    He was recruited by the best schools in the land
    He decided he would sign with his Uncle Sam
    Kissed his mama goodbye in their living room
    Said, dad, don't worry I'll be home soon

    And the whole town cheered
    And his mama cried
    And they lined the street
    Just to say goodbye
    Got his picture in the paper and the headline read
    "Come Back, All-American Kid"

    Three tours of duty and a silver star
    They brought him back home with his battle scars
    He stopped off the plane in his combat boots
    And he saluted the red, the white and blue

    And the whole town cheered
    And his mama cried
    Another hometown boy
    Made it home alive
    Got his picture in the paper and the headline read
    "Welcome Back, All-American Kid"

    Yeah, this song is for those who never did
    Come back all-American kids Writer/s: Brice Long, Craig Campbell, Terry A Mcbride
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP, SONGS OF MOJO, LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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