Soldier dad home from Afghanistan surprises RB son before Clemson game

Father returns from Afghanistan, surprises son before Clemson game

CPT Cody Lucas, United States Army, Signal Advisor with 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, returned from Afghanistan this week.

His son Ty is a freshman running back, and he had no idea that his father was waiting as he prepared for Clemson's Military Appreciation Game on Saturday.

Thank you to all who have made the commitment to serve our nation.

Posted by Clemson Football on Sunday, November 18, 2018

Along with a win against Duke, one Clemson Tiger had another reason to beam with joy.

Just after their pre-game workouts, Clemson made their way back into the locker room. Waiting of Ty Lucas, the tiger’s freshman running back, was his soldier father.

Army Captain Cody Lucas had returned from a 9-month deployment in Afghanistan to surprise his son at the school’s Military Appreciation game. After the two share a warmhearted reunion, CPT. Lucas watched his son’s play in Memorial Stadium for the first time.

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