KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KWCH) It's something some children only dream of doing for their parents, but for Kansas City Chiefs draft pick, Mecole Hardman Jr., it's now a reality.
Georgia wide receiver Mecole Hardman (4) misses the catch in the end zone against Alabama defensive back Patrick Surtain II (2) during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
He posted a video to Twitter on Thursday. In it, he surprises his mother with her new home.
"I been dreaming of buying my mama a house since I was 8 and now to finally do it words can’t explain how happy i am I love you ma x1000000000❤️ It’s my turn to take care of you now," Hardman said in the tweet.
The video shows Hardman handing the key over to his mother, then giving her a big hug and a kiss.
"I'm just blessed. I mean, it makes you feel good as a mother to know that, you know, your kid would go to this depth, and he's smart. Letting you know that you did good," said his mom.
The video has received nearly 160,000 views and 11,500 likes - many from Georgia Bulldog and Chiefs fans.
"Awesome!! You are a great son! Good luck but I’ll miss seeing you at UGA games this year so I’ll just tune in on Sundays to watch you take the NFL by storm! ����." wrote Angela Pitts.
"I love to see our Dawgs blessing their parents, it brings tears of joy to my eyes! Thank you for the entertainment you brought to us Dawg fans, now go tear it up for KC!," said John Anthony.
"That’s inspirational man. Can’t wait to see you dust some corners in that #Chiefs Uni!" said Patrick Ewing.
Hardman, a Georgia native, was a second-round pick for the Chiefs in the 2019 NFL draft and the 56th pick overall.
According to www.Sportrac.com, Hardman signed a 4-year, $4,995,052 contract with the team.