SMU had to take a quick break from practice Tuesday morning when an unexpected visitor decided to stop by. George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, spoke to the team for a couple minutes and then stayed to watch the end of practice.
"I was a little awestruck at first," quarterback Garrett Gilbert said. "It was great to meet him and be able to talk to him. He spoke to the team and told us how fortunate we are to be at this university and to be playing football at this university. Sometimes you take stuff like that for granted. It's great to be reminded that we truly are blessed and fortunate to be here."
So what did President Bush have to say to the Mustangs as they prepare for their season opener against Baylor?
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