Football players shave heads for coach with cancer

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(CNN) – The entire football team at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas has shaved their heads.

They did it to support offensive coordinator Kris Sweet.

The coach was recently diagnosed with cancer.

The players lined up one by one to hug the coach and share their support.

It was an emotional, tear-filled moment for many.

Members posted the special event online with the hashtag “sweet strong.”

The team kicks off its season Saturday.

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