Teams have come up with increasingly creative ways to reveal the news to their players over the past few years, and this video from the University of Oregon is one of the coolest ones I’ve seen. According to The Oregonian, Kaulana Apelu was a promising high school prospect who suffered a major setback when he tore both of his ACLs in high school before accepting a walk-on offer from the Ducks.
On Sunday, practice was interrupted by a video message from Apelu’s mom, who informed the junior linebacker that he’d been rewarded with a full scholarship for his hard-work.
— Oregon Football (@oregonfootball) August 21, 2017
After being swarmed by the rest of the team, Apelu shared a few words of wisdom, saying, “If you have a dream, never give up. Always chase it. If you have a goal, just set your eyes to that and never give up.”