President Bush writes letter to Alabama kicker

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama kicker Cade Foster received a supportive note from President George W. Bush.

Foster missed two field goal attempts and had a third blocked in the Crimson Tide's 34-28 loss to Auburn on Nov. 30.

He posted a photo of the letter on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Wednesday.

Bush wrote:

"Dear Cade ((hash)43),

"Life has its setbacks. I know!

"However you will be a stronger human with time.

"I wish you all the best --

"Sincerely --

"another 43

"George Bush"

Bush was the 43rd President and Foster wears No. 43.

"Framing this," the kicker wrote on the Instagram caption

The letter was first reported by al.com.

No. 3 Alabama plays Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl, but had been trying for a third straight national title.


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