So five-year-old Bennett Williams sent his allowance (one dollar) and this sweet message to try and help out.
My five year old son feels bad for href="https://twitter.com/UAB_Football">@UAB_Football so he wrote this tonight and is sending it to them #FreeUAB pic.twitter.com/NegpWuCLiJ
— B-Will (@BWill614) December 10, 2014
A few days after Bennett's father, Brad, posted the picture of the letter and the dollar on Twitter, the Blazers responded by hooking up the young boy with some free UAB shirts, buttons and other soon to be obsolete items.
Big thanks @UAB_Football @UABathletics for the pkg! Bennett was so happy! Check out your #1 fan from Ohio #FreeUAB pic.twitter.com/XC39jCqbVu
— B-Will (@BWill614) December 15, 2014
The thoughtful Bennett's small donation may not save the UAB football program but, as his father told AL.com's Kevin Scarbinsky, he received a follow-up email that said his son would be receiving a letter from UAB's interim athletic director and perhaps another "surprise."
Tis the football season to be merry.