Alabama WR giving away tickets to young Tide fans for Saturday's game

Alabama wide receiver Donnie Lee Jr. grew up in an Alabama fan, as he lived in Northport, Alabama -- a town separated from Tuscaloosa by the Black Warrior River and nothing more.

While playing in an Alabama uniform is a childhood dream come true for Lee, he remembers another dream he had when he was young. He always wanted to watch an Alabama game from the stands, but never got the chance. So now he intends to give another young football player a shot at living the dream he never fulfilled.

Lee announced on his Facebook page Wednesday that he's giving away tickets to Alabama's game against Colorado State on Saturday.

"Growing up in Tuscaloosa I remember the thrill of game days as a boy with dreams of one day playing inside of Bryant-Denny," wrote Lee. "I remember pick-up football games on the quad and watching the game that was occurring right across the street on TV, but not being able to witness it first hand. With that being said, I'd like to give about 5-6 kids who play little league football guest passes to this weekend's game. If you know of anyone interested, please let me know immediately. Two chaperone tickets will be included as well. God bless and Roll Tide."

It's an excellent move by Lee, and I'm sure he's going to give a few young Tide fans an experience they'll remember their entire lives.

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Tom Fornelli has been a college football writer at CBS Sports since 2010. During his time at CBS, Tom has proven time and again that he hates your favorite team and thinks your rival is a paragon of football... Full Bio

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