Senior day festivities are always filled with nice moments for players and their families. The players get salutes from the crowd, and parents get a picture they can hang in the house forever. But Alabama’s senior day had extra meaning when walk-on running back Lawrence Erekosima got a visit from his mother, who came home early from a military tour of duty in Kuwait to surprise her son.
— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) November 27, 2016
Previously when Nick Saban exhibited human-like qualities: the time he reached out to an Arkansas lineman who lost his father at a young age, just like he did.
In all seriousness, we have a lot of fun with Saban’s robotic personality. But he’s a human just like the rest of us, and he was as touched by the pregame moment as anyone else.
Source: SB Nation | Richard Johnson