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Caleb Carroll, freshman Christian Ministry major performing the National Anthem for the @Lions vs @HoustonTexans Thanksgiving Day game!

If you missed the National Anthem before the Lions game, you missed out

If you missed the National Anthem before the Lions game, you missed out Amy Huschka | Detroit Free Press Even before the Detroit Lions ran onto Ford Field to take on the Houston Texans, social media was still buzzing about the metro Detroit native who wowed the virtual crowd with his version of the National Anthem. Caleb Carroll, 19, of West Bloomfield sang The Star Spangled Banner Thanksgiving Day that left folks singing his praises and moved some to tears. One tweet, from a reported Michigan State grad, praised the "powerful moment." I am incredibly thankful for 19-year old Detroit native Caleb Carroll and that performance of the national anthem just now. What a talent. Powerful moment #HappyThanksgiving @Lions — Adam Mackey (@AaMack12) November 26, 2020 A "Detroit livin'" Twitter user got emotional during the performance.

— Amy Dunleavy (@amydunleavy) November 26, 2020 Even a Packers pan was showing Carroll some love. Wow! The National Anthem for the Lions game!! Kid is going to be a star! #LionsvsHouston #NFL #CalebCarroll — Hodag Haus Of Cheese (Chad S) (@HodagOf) November 26, 2020 More: Detroit Lions game score vs.

Houston Texans: Live updates on Thanksgiving More: Today should be Matthew Stafford's final Thanksgiving start for the Detroit Lions Carroll even got a shout out from Rochester University. He is reportedly a freshman studying Christian ministry there. Way to go Warrior! Caleb Carroll, freshman Christian Ministry major performing the National Anthem for the @Lions vs @HoustonTexans Thanksgiving Day game! #GoRUWarriors pic.twitter.com/I3aMFqCFbv — Rochester University (@rochester_u) November 26, 2020 This isn't Carrol's first time singing the National Anthem.

He also sang it and the Canadian National Anthem for the virtual Ford Fireworks in June. And in 2015, Carroll performed "America the Beautiful" live in front of 24,000 fans during an evening session of the U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. One tweet is looking out for his future. The kid who just sang the national anthem for the @Lions game needs to be given a record contract ASAP! — dinkleberg (@SimpKingKevin) November 26, 2020 He would be in good company. In 2006, Taylor Swift performed the National Anthem at Ford Field before the Lions-Miami Dolphins game. And her career has turned out pretty well. Follow Detroit Free Press on Twitter (@freep), Instagram (@detroitfreepress) and like us on Facebook (@detroitfreepress). Contact Amy Huschka: [email protected] or follow her on Twitter (@aetmanshuschka). Become a subscriber. The second quarter of our Thanksgiving game is getting underway. If the NFL decided to move this game, I don't think anyone would fuss as much as the Steelers did. Air out your thoughts below. NOTE: Please do not post any images, videos, GIFs, or non-text comments in any of BRB's live game threads. They tend to slow the thread down and can take a long time to load. Thanks in advance for your cooperation. NOTE II: Due to the fast-paced nature of these threads, there will be no warnings before bans on game day. If a moderator deems a comment or user to be problematic, he or she will remove that person from the discussion for the good of the collective game day experience. If you're on the wrong side of the law today and want your posting privileges reinstated, please send an e-mail to one of us tomorrow. NOTE III: Please refrain from any reference to or mention of any religion or religious figure, even if you believe it's celebratory or inoffensive. If you make such a reference or comment, it will be deleted and you will be warned. Two violations of this rule will result in a ban. © Provided by For The Win Happy Thanksgiving! The Detroit Lions will welcome the Houston Texans on Thursday to Ford Field. The Lions are looking for a win after a 20-0 loss last week and will look to get back on the winning side of the ball. Meanwhile, the Texans will look for their fourth win on the season when they take the field. Tune in and find out, here is everything you need to know to stream the game live. How to watch the NFL this season NFL Football Odds and Betting Lines Thursday, November 2612:30 p.m. ETCBSfuboTV (watch for free fuboTV has complete local NFL coverage (CBS, FOX, ESPN), plus NFL Network and NFL Network Redzone. FuboTV includes every network you need to watch every NFL game in your market. fuboTV is available on your phone, tablet, desktop, TV, connected TV Devices including Roku. Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV plus many more. *Regional Restrictions Apply* NFL odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds last updated Thursday at 12:00 p.m. ET. Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions -3 Want some action on the NFL? Place your legal sports bets on this game or others in CO, IN, NJ, and WV at BetMGM. We recommend interesting sports viewing/streaming and betting opportunities. If you sign up for a service by clicking one of the links, we may earn a referral fee. Newsrooms are independent of this relationship and there is no influence on news coverage. Thanksgiving NFL Throwback: Watch Randy Moss torch the Cowboys in 1998 The story of John Madden's legendary turducken Thanksgiving recipes: How to make green bean casserole Eastern Illinois vs. #7 Wisconsin: NCAA college basketball live stream, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions 10 NFL coaches that we'd most like to have over for Thanksgiving dinner