When Tralee Hale saw her son Kelee Ringo snatch his first college interception against UAB, it was more than a career milestone.
This was life. With sport draped around it. She has been fighting breast cancer to see a moment like that.
It was also a day of gratitude. And answered prayers. It was somehow even a chance to visit a beloved family member’s ashes. Hale somehow had a front-row seat for it all.
“It was so so much,” she said. “All at the same time. It just happened so fast. We all reacted. It was such a beautiful moment.”
Ringo had a trying freshman year. The nation’s former No. 1 CB prospect endured shoulder surgery and a redshirt season.
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