During a game against North Florida, the University of Florida's mascot Albert Gator shielded an unwitting young fan from a foul ball, only to take the hit on the snout.
Albert went down, but was soon revived by his little buddy, who performed CPR:
After passing through mandatory reptile concussion protocol, Albert was back at work the next day for a softball game against UCF sporting a bandage:
Heroes really do come in all shapes and sizes.
(H/T - SEC Country)
Matt Shepard is the play-by-play voice of University of Michigan basketball, Eastern Michigan University football and the Detroit Lions television network. He can also be found on TV locally on Fox Sports Detroit and nationally on the Big Ten Network for college hockey and baseball.Learn more.