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James Franklin Surprised A Penn State Walk-On With A Scholarship Today

Penn State walk-on Kyle Vasey is presented with a scholarship.

One of the most underrated traditions in college football is coaches surprising walk-ons with scholarships. It never gets old.

The ways coaches use to announce the surprise are getting more creative each year. The videos of walk-on athletes learning they've been put on scholarship are priceless.

Penn State head coach James Franklin gave some good news to one of his walk-ons today, long snapper Kyle Vasey.

At the end of a team workout, Franklin gathered his players together and informed them that Vasey was being put on scholarship.

The heartfelt reaction can be seen below.

Vasey is a rising senior from Lackawaxen, Pa. An Academic All-Big Ten selection, Vasey started all 13 games last season as a long snapper.

When he takes the field this fall, he'll do so as a scholarship athlete.

Congrats Kyle!