A.J. Francis was a four-year starter at defensive line for the Maryland Terrapins. He was not selected during the NFL draft last weekend, but he did sign a free-agent contract with the Miami Dolphins on Saturday. His day only got better from there.
Another day, another affecting tale of the pristine image of fans at West Virginia University. At least according to Maryland lineman A.J. Francis, who informed the Washington Post of how deep his family's roots in the Mountain State go before he then shared this heartwarming little story: