Updated: Friday, 31 Aug 2012, 5:16 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 31 Aug 2012, 1:22 PM EDT
Football isn't just for the boys anymore. For the first time in Florida's history, a female player will take the field as her high school's quarterback.
"It makes me feel good because I want to inspire other girls to come out and like, and do something that someone told them they can't do," says 17-year-old senior Erin DiMeglio.
Her biggest goal this year: to throw a touchdown.
"That all I'm looking forward to," she says.
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