PHOTO: Dozens of football players pray together at Pine Belt church

Published: Aug. 8, 2016 at 2:20 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2016 at 2:31 PM CDT
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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A photo captured a group of football players at a Pine Belt church giving their lives to God, and it's getting a lot of attention on social media.

On Friday night, football players from surrounding Pine Belt schools gathered at First Baptist Church in Jones County to pray at a regular preseason football rally.

In the photo, dozens of players are kneeling behind the pews and praying.

The football players were from Laurel High School, North East Jones High School, South Jones High School and Bay Springs High School.

The photo was posted on Jones County Fellow Christian Athletes Facebook Page, and it has received more than 9,000 likes and 3,300 shares.

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