After the Falcons' dominant win against the Buccaneers, Hester got to celebrate his record-breaking night with arguably the greatest returner in NFL history, one Deion Sanders.
The interview starts off with a fun moment, with Devin Hester saying he tried to get the ball from the electric punt return for Deion, but that it was already heading to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Things quickly got emotionally charged, with a visibly teary Deion Sanders telling Hester "I love you as a man, as a father, as a husband...I love you, dude. And I'm so proud of you."
After collecting himself for a moment, Hester shared his memory of meeting Sanders for the first time, and then talked about the texts he gets from Sanders on a daily basis. "I look up to you, man. I really do," Hester told him.
Sanders has been a mentor throughout Hester's career, so getting that 20th return touchdown with Deion in the house must have been surreal for #17.
Really just a heartwarming thing to watch, with an Atlanta Falcons' Hall of Famer talking to a man who may join him in Canton someday. Watch and enjoy if you missed it.