5-year-old tries to save UAB football with $1
As this lovely ESPN story explains it, 5-year-old Ohioan/Ohio State fan Bennett Williams started rooting for UAB football this year when he decided he liked the Dragons logo, which is a very legit reason to become a fan. Of course, it was an unfortunate choice, because UAB’s football program reached its heartbreaking end earlier this month. Young Bennett took matters into his own hands:
— B-Will (@BWill614) December 10, 2014
The little show of support heartened UAB officials and staff feeling despondent after the shutdown, and they responded by
shaking the five-year-old down for more dollars sending Bennett a letter and a whole package of UAB goods:
— B-Will (@BWill614) December 15, 2014
Not a bad return for a dollar! The full story is really nice all around. A sweet silver lining to a turn of events that’s been grim for everyone involved.