Okla. boy honored at Michigan football game

OK boy honored at Michigan football game

OKLAHOMA CITY - A 5-year-old Oklahoma City boy who was forced to turn his University of Michigan T-shirt inside out at school was given a surprise by his favorite team.

Administrators say Cooper Barton's shirt violated the schools dress code, which bans all clothing with college logos other than Oklahoma schools.

Barton's mother, Shannon Barton, said the principal asked her son to turn his shirt outward.  She says he changed behind a tree on the playground.

The district now says it will review the dress code.

Michigan's athletic director heard about the fiasco and invited Cooper's family to a Michigan football game on Saturday, where Cooper was honored in front of more than 100,000 fans.

A scholarship fund has been started for Cooper and his brother.

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