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Football coach buys $10K worth of Camellia Bowl tickets for students

MT coach Rick Stockstill (Source: MTSU Athletics) MT coach Rick Stockstill (Source: MTSU Athletics)
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The Raycom Media Camellia Bowl is set for Dec. 16 in Montgomery, and if one of the coaches has his way, a lot of his team's fans will be there. That's because he's paying for their ticket out of his own pocket!

When the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders roll into town to face the Arkansas State Red Wolves, a lot of MTSU students will have their coach to thank for getting them there, literally. 

According to the university's alumni association, Coach Rick Stockstill forked out $10,000 of his own money to buy tickets for students who haven't been able to travel to the team's last two bowl games, played in Hawaii and the Bahamas.

It's yet to be determined which team will leave Cramton Bowl victorious, but Stockstill is already a clear winner for his generosity.

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