A BALL BOY’S BIOGRAPHER: Destin man reels in more than a million views with Red Lightning video

Red Lightning

Frankie Grizzle-Malgrat is a member of the equipment team for the Seminoles. He is the red-bearded ball boy who can always be spotted hustling at the games.

Special to The Log
Published: Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 03:55 PM.

By now most everybody has heard and seen film footage of the BCS National Championship bound undefeated Florida State Seminoles — and now there is a highlight reel of their ball boy “Red Lightning.”

Destin photographer Jake Brashears of For Reel Photos is the young man behind the YouTube Video that reeled in more than a million views in eight days.


Red Lighting Highlight Reel


“I’ve put up a couple of things here and there for myself, but this is the first I’ve put up for other people to enjoy. It kind of went crazy,” Brashears said.

 “We’ve had views from all seven continents. You can’t name a country that hasn’t seen it. It’s world wide,” he laughingly said. The YouTube Video has been seen from China to Australia.

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