BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — 12 Bills fans are going to the postseason game in Houston for free thanks to the generosity of multiple fans.
It all started when Charlotte-based Bills die-hard Leshawn Jerman tweeted he spent $2,200 on eight endzone tickets to the game in Houston. Two were for himself, but he said he would donate six tickets to fans who retweeted him.
I’m a man of my word! I just went crazy and purchased 8 tickets in the end zone😳. I will give away 6 tickets. Retweet this and I will pick 3 winners that way you can bring someone with you. I will pick 20 finalist on Thursday at 4pm and 3 winners Thursday at 5pm. Lets go Buffalo https://t.co/PxtAdQX4Zn— LeShawn Jerman (@warloc6) January 1, 2020
That's when things took a turn. Fan favorite former wide receiver Stevie Johnson reimbursed Jerman for all eight tickets.
Then, two other fans stepped up to donate six more tickets for Jerman to give away.
This is getting insane! Check this out. @ToddJClausen just sent me over 2 more tickets to bring his total up to 4 and @NateMendelson was kind enough to purchase 2 tickets just to give them away. You gotta love it! Now I have my 6 plus another 6 to give away. It’s almost time❗️ pic.twitter.com/3fRFNPLX3f— LeShawn Jerman (@warloc6) January 2, 2020
At 5 p.m. Thursday, Jerman announced the winners. Here's how they all reacted to the news:
I can't believe it!— MC_McD (@MrsTomFoolery) January 2, 2020
I've had some really dark months the past few months (#divorcesucks) & this just brought some brightness to my life, if even just for a weekend. @warloc6 I can't wait to hug you & thank you in person.
Also, I know what jersey I'm wearing! @StevieJohnson13 pic.twitter.com/CE6utozc4c
SO SO BLESSED!!!! THANK YOU!!!! 😭😭😭😭😭😭 LETS GO BUFFALO!!!! IM READY TO ROCK IN HOUSTON!!! https://t.co/aA34TbRmEs— x-jades ✨ (@JadaaCMB) January 2, 2020
LeShawn you just made my entire 2020 in January brother!! This news has me sitting in a parking lot playing the Shout Song 😂😂😂 Can’t wait you celebrate with all of you guys & #BillsMafia 🙌🏾🙌🏾 @StevieJohnson13 and @warloc6 Get ready for the victory dance video 😂 LET’S Go!!!— Karlton James (@lifeofkarlton) January 2, 2020
All fans who won will have to find their own way to Houston. Most of them tweeted they booked flights after learning the news.
This isn't Jerman's first big-hearted act towards fellow fans. In 2019, he gave away season tickets on Twitter.