For highschool soccer recruits, there’s little higher than saying their school selection reside on nationwide TV and having the entire thing go viral.
Jacob Copeland, a four-star wide receiver from Pensacola, Fla., was residing that dream Wednesday.
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Or, at the least he was till he made a suprise decide and his mother grabbed her purse and abruptly bounced, creating probably the most memorable recruiting scene of 2018 National Signing Day.
Copeland, who figured to be choosing between Alabama and Tennessee, as an alternative introduced he was heading to Florida. Copeland’s mom, who was sporting Alabama and Tennessee gear, then got up, left the dais and walked in entrance of the dais on her method out.
The analysts on ESPN2 requested Copeland who simply left. Copeland stated it was his mom and that he did not know why she left.
A few hours later, Copeland went on Twitter to say what he mom did was “hilarious” and that “in the event you knew her personally, that is her job.”
What my mama did at this time was hilarious ? in the event you knew her personally that’s her job. PUT ON A SHOW! ??♂️??
— Jacob Copeland ?? (@JCope1era) February 7, 2018
For the file, Copeland’s mom did come again to hug him.