For a second there, it looked like there might not be much conversation at the dinner table for a while.
On National Signing Day, 4-star wide receiver Jacob Copeland elected to announce his future college football plans live on ESPN.
Jacob’s mother, who was sitting right by his side, was decked out in Alabama gear. Apparently, she thought her son had already made up his mind.
Instead, the Pensacola native declared that he would play for the Florida Gators. His exact line to ESPN was: “I can’t go with my mom. I gotta go with my heart.”
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Initially, his mother was none too pleased about the sudden turn of events.
Eventually, though, she came back to the stage and embraced her son.
Peter Dawson, @PeterDawsonFWST