Brandon Boykin

An emotional week for Brandon Boykin and the Eagles

Sunday was a crazy morning after hearing the news about Garrett. Being a rookie, I had known him for about two or three months. He actually was taking me to breakfast about two or three days ago. It definitely wasn’t a good morning for everybody. But at the same time, I know he and Coach Reid would want us to continue to practice and get ready for what we have coming up. We definitely want to do everything we can on the field to play well.

There was a definite change in the mood at practice yesterday. I think we had a lot more excitement, honestly. It wasn’t a somber mood; it was people knowing that we’ve got to do what we’ve got to do. We know that this is something that could motivate us and give us a cause to go and do something great. We can earn it for Coach Reid and his family, and Garrett at the same time…

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