Jake Matthews scores with Down Syndrome Awareness Month tribute to sister


Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Jake Matthews has today racked up more than 3,000 retweets and 6,000 favorites for his shout out to his sister in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Fans couldn’t get enough of Gwen, and several gave shout-outs to their own relatives.

In honor of Downs Syndrome Awareness Month, I give a shout out to my favorite Falcons fan, my beautiful sister Gwen. pic.twitter.com/6rNyLW3AXa

— Jake Matthews (@jakematthews70) October 7, 2014

@jakematthews70 @Atlanta_Falcons she’s so cute. She looks very happy and proud! ☺️☺️☺️ #RiseUp

— daniesa✨ (@trackchick13_) October 7, 2014

@jakematthews70 Go Gwen!!!

— Jay Lampert (@MortChristenson) October 7, 2014

She’s a Packers fan!!