Alabama RB Najee Harris is a big fan of U.S. Women’s National Team star Megan Rapinoe, who helped the U.S. win the 2019 Women’s World Cup.
He has praised her leadership both on and off the field, and the fandom has gone both methods, with Rapinoe famously tweeting at Harris to hurdle someone in the Notre Dame game for her. Obviously, he accomplished that goal.
In the buildup to the national championship game on Monday night, ESPN’s Holly Rowe set up a digital meeting between Rapinoe and Harris:
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) January 11, 2021
It’s safe to say Rapinoe will be watching tonight as Harris tries to steer Alabama to a different national championship.
If he scores a touchdown, he’ll probably do the same celebration Rapinoe made well-known throughout the World Cup.
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