College football coaches get creative with walk-on rewards
September 1, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The camera panned through the crowd inside Kauffman Stadium on a warm, late summer night, jumping from kids to parents to grandparents, all of them wearing their blue and white Kansas City Royals gear.
When it stopped on a group of young men seated in the first row of Section 208, a message quickly flashed on the crown-shaped video board in centerfield — and their jaws immediately dropped.
"Congratulations," it read, "on your Kansas football scholarships."
The stunned reactions of Mazin Aql, Beau Lawrence, Cole Moos and Reese Randall, and the celebration that ensue...