Florida's Tabor gives cash, new shoes to homeless man

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) While his Florida teammates were preparing to sign autographs for fans, suspended cornerback Jalen Tabor was following through on a promise to buy a homeless man a pair of shoes.

Tabor, who was suspended Wednesday along with tight end C'yontai Lewis for fighting in practice, shared video of his quest on app Periscope .

Tabor stopped at an abandoned convenience store near campus and gave the man $22 and a pair of blue camouflage Adidas sneakers. Tabor said: ''I've got you. Keep doing your thing, man.'' The man responded: ''Thank you, man. God bless.''

Tabor tweeted Friday that he had ''Seen a homeless man with no shoes on today, going to go buy him some shoes.'' A while later, Tabor shared video of the purchase.

He completed the endeavor Saturday.


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