Colorado Buffaloes star safety Tedric Thompson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Thompson’s reaction to his dream come true was just as raw as it gets.

Here is Seattle’s GM John Schneider and head coach Pete Carrol breaking the news to Thompson.

First The Rise was real, now the cries is real.

Jake Shapiro

Since he was a teenager Jake has been a credentialed reporter, now he works on the Colorado Buffaloes and Colorado Rockies beats for BSN Denver. Shap was discovered by a BSN Denver employee while picking a fight in Beer League Softball—despite his five-foot-three frame—earning him respect and a job. He does play-by-play on the radio for all CU games, and studied Journalism at the University of Colorado. Follow him on Twitter @Shapalicious.

  • James M. Browne

    Love the emotion, love the player. Welcome to the Seahawks, young man! #LOB2.0