Seahawks' Thomas Rawls asks people to pray for hometown Flint

Night net Thomas Rawls wants to be a super hero, but not on the football field.The Seahawks running back said his thoughts these days are with residents of Flint, Mich., who are dealing with a dangerous water crisis. And the Flint native plans to do something about it. MORE: When the sports world recognizes tragedy"I ask the world to just pray for Flint, Michigan, where I'm from," Rawls said Monday (via the Seattle Post-Intelligencer). "I can't wait to go back home and help out with that. I may even try to dig a well and try to connect it to another city or something. I want to be Superman to my city. I love my city.” The National Guard went to Flint on Monday to dispense bottled water, filters and testing kits in the city's worst-hit neighborhoods where water has been improperly treated and found to be contaminated, particularly with lead, according to NBC News.The undrafted free agent led the Seahawks in rushing after replacing injured Marshawn Lynch. Rawls’ season was cut short by a broken ankle in December, but his impact helped Seattle turn around its

year.Rawls hopes he can do the same for his hometown.