• Gwinnett County HS football coach pulls off sweet proposal (VIDEO)

    By: Nicole Pelletiere, Good Morning America

    Updated:

    GWINNETT COUNTY - A high school football coach in Gwinnett County enlisted his team to help him pop the question to his girlfriend.

    And the video is amazing!

    Nafis Pickett is the recruiting coordinator and wide receiver coach for Lanier High School's football program.

    Pickett told ABC's "Good Morning America" that when it came time to propose to his girlfriend of one year, Ashley Wilson, he asked some of his players to help.


    TRENDING STORIES:


    "She's the love of my life," Pickett, 31, said. "She supports me in everything I do ... She's at every single football game, she knows it's my passion. She knows I'll do anything [for] those boys."

    On Nov. 2, with a minute and 30 seconds left in the game, Pickett asked some of his players to give roses to Wilson.

    In a video shared to Pickett's Twitter account, Wilson collects roses from the boys as Pickett gets down on one knee.

    The touching moment was met with cheers and applause.

    WATCH the video below:

    "You can tell by her face she was very shocked," Pickett said. "I'm just grateful that God was able to place her in my life. When you can find a woman like that, that's all you can ask for."

    Pickett also said he is grateful to Lanier's head coach, Korey Mobbs, for welcoming him to the team.

    This article was written by Nicole Pelletiere, Good Morning America.

    Next Up: