Teddy Bridgewater donned a bowtie and tux to surprise a fan in Louisville, Ky., on Friday by taking the teen to her prom.
ESPN.com's Ben Goessling reported via WDRB.com that Bridgewater had been asked to take Christian Academy of Louisville junior Ashley Davis to prom by the teen's mother earlier this year, and thrie girl's parents kept the surprise a secret until Friday night when Bridgewater returned to the city where he starred collegiately.
"This is like heaven, yeah. Well, I was standing on the front porch, and Teddy came around the corner and I started crying and we just got pictures. I was on cloud nine," Davis told WLKY.com.
Bridgewater told Louisville media: "It was a great feeling, I almost shed a tear. But nobody saw that. It was caught in the corner in the eye. But you know, it was a priceless moment. It's one of those moments that make you feel very good."
"I felt that it was the right thing to do," Bridgewater added. "It was a good thing to do. It kind of touched me when I first met her. How she kind of teared up and everything. It just showed that I made an impact here on the playing field on and off the playing field."
The Davis family first met Bridgewater, their favorite player, at the Cardinals hotel while attending the Belk Bowl at the end of his freshman season. The prom date occurred a year and a day after Bridgewater was selected 32nd overall in the 2014 NFL Draft.
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