Last night, during a team meeting, sophomore walk-on defensive lineman George Blackstock was recognized by first-year head coach Eliah Drinkwitz in front of his teammates for his toughness and perseverance after some of his teammates decided to take some reps out of practice earlier in the day due to minor injuries here or there.
When asked why he decided to practice, despite being in a boot come team meeting time, Blackstock replied, "For the team coach."
Coach Drink responded, "That's the type of guy I want right there. You're on scholarship."
See the full moment, including the words of advice Blackstock had for his teammates, in the clip.