Arian Foster Helps College Student by Agreeing to Buy Books for Him

July 18, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster came through with an act of kindness for a fan who asked for his help.  
On Friday, a Texans fan reached out to Foster to see if the four-time Pro Bowler could help pay for his college textbooks:
Some fans will occasionally tweet at a celebrity and ask for something. Most of the those types of tweets never get a response, but for this lucky fan, the star tailback responded—and had a pleasant surprise.
Foster, who is in the middle of a five-year, $43.5 million deal, saw the tweet and wanted to help the fan:
The NFL star's kind gesture obviously blew the fan away:
Of course, a kind act like this shouldn't surprise anybody who has followed Foster through the years. Back when he signed his big extension in 2012, he said, per ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky, he wanted to give back. This probably isn't the first time that he has given back, but it certainly is the latest. 
Very cool move, Arian.
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