A heartwarming story for your Thursday morning.
After Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice on Wednesday, two former Huskers made time to share a special moment with a lifelong Husker fan.
Xavier Johnson, a 16-year-old former linebacker at Sunlake High School, suffered a serious head injury in a tubing accident in May 2015. He and his family, lifelong Husker fans donning Nebraska and Bucs gear, met former Husker WR Kenny Bell and former LB Lavonte David. Bell and the family and exchanged hugs, fist bumps and well wishes.
— PewterReport.com (@PewterReport) August 4, 2016
According to PewterReporter.com, Xavier, who is affectionately called “X,” grew up a Huskers fan.
Bell seemed to also be touched by the meeting as well.
— Kenny Bell (@AFRO_THUNDER80) August 4, 2016