Vandy gives Marc Panu full ride
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- What began as a routine team meeting turned into a surreal moment for one Vanderbilt football player.
After praising fullback Marc Panu for his effort in practice the day before, coach James Franklin stunned his fourth-year walk-on by awarding him a full scholarship on Wednesday.
Immediately, the packed auditorium erupted into cheers as Panu's teammates rose to congratulate him in a moment that was caught on tape and posted on Vanderbilt's website on Friday.
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