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.
"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 --
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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