Stanford football walk-on gets scholarship, has priceless reaction

Posted at 10:25 PM, Aug 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-28 22:40:59-04

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. — When you think of walk-ons in college sports you think of the underdog like ‘Rudy’ for example.

Walk-ons are the unheralded non-scholarship players who practice with the team, but don’t get to play as often as scholarship players.

That’s why a special announcement by Stanford head coach, David Shaw, sent one play into tears and his teammates into a frenzy.

Coach Shaw surprised senior walk-on linebacker Craig Jones by announcing he’s being put on scholarship for his senior season.

Jones reaction with his teammates will melt your heart.