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How “Taco Meat” Collins told his Dad he was Awarded a Scholarship

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Last week Will Tom Collins, the senior fullback better known as Taco Meat, was awarded a scholarship for his final season along with Tanner Fink and Dylan Greenberg.

Often times coaches award scholarships in elaborate fashion, surprising the players in front of the entire team.  That was not the case when these three received their scholarships.  It was also not the case when Taco Meat told his dad.

His mother drove his unknowing father to Lexington before he casually dropped the news.

“I always kind of wanted big sleeve tattoos.  But tattoos cost a lot of money so I have never got ’em, but now that I’m on scholarship I can get a sleeved tattoo.”

Watch the entire video below from SEC Country.

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

3 Comments for How “Taco Meat” Collins told his Dad he was Awarded a Scholarship



  1. kycats13
    8:00 am August 24, 2016 Permalink

    That’s what makes college athletics so great. There are so many great stories.



  2. kyle heavy
    8:41 am August 24, 2016 Permalink

    Sleeve tattoos? Really? That’s what you are going to spend the extra money on?