KU Football Players Moved When Notified of Scholarships at Royals Game

Rivea RuffContributorAugust 18, 2017

What's better than a night at the ballgame with your teammates? Finding out the coaching staff decided to make you a scholarship player at the game.

Four lucky University of Kansas football players found out just that on Friday night, as the Royals surprised the players with the news that they had each been awarded a scholarships by the KU coaching staff during the fifth inning.

Mazin Aql, Beau Lawrence, Cole Moos and Reese Randall, all former walk-ons for the program, were shocked to discover their names on the stadium's screen with the news that they'd be scholarship players. 

The result? Emotional reactions and congratulatory hugs and support from their teammates.