"I bawl every time I look at it," said superfan Jimmy Swoager.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool sent an autographed jersey to a fan with dementia. The surprise made the super fan’s day.

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(Photo Credit: B.J. Swoager/TikTok)

Earlier this month, the man’s son posted a video to TikTok, asking Steelers Nation to help raise his father’s spirits. Claypool delivered, sending the autographed jersey to the fan in Alabama.

“I bawl every time I look at it,” said superfan Jimmy Swoager, who is from Pittsburgh.

B.J. Swoager, the man’s son, posted the video to his social media account and was overwhelmed with the response.

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“Chase Claypool, man, he came through. He blessed my dad in ways I never thought he would,” said B.J. Swoager.


#duet with @bjswoager god bless ❤️

♬ Surrender – Natalie Taylor

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Jimmy and B.J. are also going to the Steelers’ game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 11.