- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 11, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. (AP) - Alabama kicker Cade Foster received a supportive note from former President George W. Bush.

Foster missed two field goal attempts and had a third blocked in the Crimson Tide’s 34-28 loss to Auburn on Nov. 30.

He posted a photo of the letter on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Wednesday.

Bush wrote:

“Dear Cade ((hash)43),

“Life has its setbacks. I know!

“However you will be a stronger human with time.

“I wish you all the best _

“Sincerely _

“another 43

George Bush

Bush was the 43rd President and Foster wears No. 43.

“Framing this,” the kicker wrote on the Instagram caption

The letter was first reported by al.com.

No. 3 Alabama will play Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl, but had been trying for a third straight national title.

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