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Anthony Chiusano | NCAA.com | April 15, 2017

Nebraska helps military dad surprise family at spring game

Staff sergeant Matthew Hawke turned his return from Afghanistan after 10 months into a family surprise with the help of Nebraska football before its spring game on Saturday afternoon in Lincoln.

Dressed as a player — pads and all — Hawke ran out onto the field with the Huskers and walked to midfield to take part in the coin toss. There, a few feet away, stood Hawke's family, which was invited to be the honorary coin toss officials for the game. Take a look at what follows below:

The face of Hawke's one son when he realizes it's his father under the helmet is priceless. What a special moment.

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