Coach Mo treats Pirate mom with early Mother's Day surprise scholarship

13 May, 2017, 10:22 | Author: Felix Jensen
  • ECU coach surprises walk-on's mom with news of his scholarship (Video)

So she did. Well done, East Carolina. Pirates head coach Scottie Montgomery made a decision to go a different route rather than simply giving a player a scholarship. he took it directly to the guy's mother.

Montgomery chose to reward walk-on defensive end Kiante Anderson with a scholarship, but he didn't go directly to Anderson.

"I just got presented with the best Mother's Day gift ever", she tells him. His mom, Tia Chapman, works at South Greenville Elementary School.

"Thank you", she sobbed as she embraced Montgomery in a hug.

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"I was just praying about that last night", Chapman said.

"(Anderson) loves her, he speaks so highly of her, talks about her sacrifices and he's earned it on and off the field".

Chapman then shares the news with her son, who expresses his gratitude to his coach over the phone. "We need that. He needs that". After redshirting in his first season, he appeared in 11 games in 2016 with 20 tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss.

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