Samford football team helps linebacker with unforgettable propos - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Sports

Samford football team helps linebacker with unforgettable proposal

Source: Samford University Source: Samford University
Source: Samford University Source: Samford University
Source: Samford University Source: Samford University
Source: Samford University Source: Samford University
Source: Samford University Source: Samford University
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

After a big win against Virginia Military Institute, Samford linebacker Deion Pierre enlisted help from his school and teammates to pop the question to his high school sweetheart.

Samford captured their special moment on video and it's gone viral with more than 1.5 million views.

Pierre says he'd been planning the moment for weeks, but he's known from the very start that she was the one.

"I told my friend, like 'that's going to be my wife one day, that's going to be my wife.' Not even really knowing her as much, just seeing her. And then when I got to meet her and got to know her personality, she's the greatest person I know, besides my mom," Pierre said.

Pierre says it will be a long engagement. The two are juniors in college and want to wait until after graduation.

Copyright 2016 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly