Family cheers for local man competing on Big Brother

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- McMinn County's, Judd Daugherty, 26, is competing on the 15th season of Big Brother.

He says he's always wanted to be on the show, so he sent in an audition tape. To his surprise, he made it!

His mom, a fans of the show, says it's a dream come true.

"He was over the top, so excited , he was stunned and I was too," said Tana Daugherty.

Word has spread fast about Judd's instant celebrity. There are even t-shirts: Team Judd.

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