VIDEO: Mom walks off camera when recruit picks Florida

When Jacob Copeland, the No. 5 wide receiver in the country, picked Florida over Alabama and Tennessee on Wednesday, his mother got up from the table and walked away.

A 4-star recruit from Escambia High School in Pensacola, Fla., Copeland laid out Alabama, Florida and Tennessee hats on a table before picking up and putting on the Florida hat on ESPN.

Copeland’s mother, who was wearing a Tennessee hat and an Alabama sweatshirt, was clearly surprised when Copeland announced his decision. She gave a disapproving look before grabbing her purse and walking off camera.

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When asked by ESPN why his mother would walk out on his decision, Copeland said, “I don’t know.”

Copeland’s mother later returned.

(FootballScoop Staff/ Twitter)

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