LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) --  It's a story that will get you going.

Texas high school football player, Apollos Hester, gave an inspirational speech after his team finished the season undefeated. 

Hester said the East View Patriots almost lost, but he wasn't worried.  

"If you still lose the game, you continue to get each other's back.  And that's what we realized.  Win or lose, we realized that we're going to be all right.  It's going to be okay.  We're going to keep smiling.  It was awesome, awesome!"

The teen has a secret to staying happy.  

"Hey, you can do anything you put your mind to.  Never give up on your dreams.  Keep smiling.  No matter what you're going through, you fall down, just get up.  If you can't get up, your friends are there to help you up, your mama's there, your daddy's there, God's there, hey I'm there to help you up," explained Hester. 

Hester said his team won because they believed in themselves. 

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