Dean Wade surprises young fan with K-State basketball jersey, autographs

ABILENE. Kan. (KWCH) St. John native and former Kansas State men's basketball player Dean Wade makes us Kansas Proud for surprising a young fan in Abilene with a basketball jersey and autographs from the team.

(Source: Laressa Nordgren Twitter)

Wade mailed the jersey after finding a Twitter video of the boy crying during the NCAA tournament. The boy had been upset because he realized Wade was graduating after this season.

The boy's mother, Laressa Nordgren, thanked Wade for the jersey on Twitter. She says, despite not being a Wildcat anymore- her son is a fan for life.