The ball came spinning towards Eagles linebacker Alex Singleton, and his heart skipped a beat. The pass from San Fransico 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens hit him directly in his hands and he started moving upfield.
Meanwhile, in his family home in Thousand Oaks, California — roughly a five-hour drive from Levi’s Stadium — Singleton’s mother, Kim, was jogging on her treadmill while watching the game. When the ball was flung in her son’s direction, her heart froze as well.
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As Singleton sealed his grip on the ball and started running, his mom was also picking up speed, simultaneously gaining ground but roughly 340 miles away.
While Kim jogged “with” her son, she could hear his biggest fan, Singleton’s sister, Ashley, screaming and crying in the other room. Singleton’s dad, Steve, and younger