According to media reports, Jason Seaman, a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in suburban Indianapolis, tackled the gunman in Friday’s school shooting and knocked his gun away:

Seaman was shot 3 times and is recovering:

Seaman, and rightfully so, is being hailed as a hero for his actions:

And we’re pretty sure he’ll consider yesterday’s tackle the best of his career. Seaman played college ball at Southern Illinois:

Seaman released a statement on Friday thanking everyone for the support:

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Editor’s note: A typo has been corrected in the headline.