Awesome surprise on Senior Day for Lawrence Erekosima from his mother! #RollTidepic.twitter.com/nHns9VMLT9
— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) November 27, 2016
For a walk-on, this senior day wasn’t too bad.
Before the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Auburn Tigers 30-12 on Saturday, running back Lawrence Erekosima posed for a picture with his family and head coach Nick Saban.
It was then that Erekosima was surprised by his mother, who was returning from a military tour in Kuwait.
After the game, the usually numb Saban talked about getting emotional during that moment: