A Paint Branch High School football player shows off the Under Armour cleats that he and other players on his team received.
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The Paint Branch High School football team will be stunting on the field this season after receiving a generous surprise Thursday from two NFL players, WUSA9 reports

During their Friday-night game, the Paint Branch Panthers of Burtonsville, Md., will be sporting their new gold Under Armour cleats, which were donated by Tahir Whitehead of the Detroit Lions and Stefon Diggs of the Minnesota Vikings.


Along with the cleats, team members were given brand-new uniforms donated by Darnell Dockett, a 12-year NFL veteran who last played with the Arizona Cardinals, the site notes. Dockett has a special history with the Panthers: He is a former Panther and a graduate of the school.

All three pro athletes have worked with the high school team over the years, as have other NFL players, working out with the team and offering advice, WUSA 9 notes. 

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