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Must Watch: NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant pens sweet message to former academic advisor

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STILLWATER, Okla. – A former Oklahoma State football player and current NFL star is saying thank you to a woman made a huge difference in his life.

Dez Bryant is a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys and a former OSU star.

Recently, Bryant surprised the OSU football team by becoming a model for their new uniforms.

However, he didn’t stop there.

While in Stillwater, Bryant also decided to stop by and say thank you to one of his former academic advisors.

“Nikki I just wanted you to know you changed my life… without GOD and you it would be impossible for me to experience this journey I’m on.. The long days long nights in the academic center.. you staying by my side pushing me until I got it means the world to me… I put you through a lot and you never gave up on me. I remember the day I got my certificate for making big 12 all academics first person I thought of was you.. I don’t remember telling you thank you.. so Thank you so much… I love you and always will,”  Bryant posted on Facebook.

In the video, Bryant is seen running and hugging his former advisor.

“I said I was not leaving without seeing y’all,” Bryant is heard saying.

“I just heard you were here,” she said.

At that point, she can be heard whispering, “I’m so proud of you.”

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