Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 6/7/12

Brandon Jacobs signed with the 49ers in the offseason after spending his entire career with the Giants. One six-year-old Giants fan was so sad to see him go, he sent Jacobs $3.36 to convince him to re-sign with the team after being told that the defending Super Bowl champs couldn’t afford to keep him.

The fan letter was sent to Jacobs by the six-year-old’s mother, on behalf of her son. This was his message to Jacobs:

Dear Mr. Jacobs,

So you could go to the Giants, here is my money.

Love, Joe.

Naturally, Jacobs was touched by the letter. He sent the following tweets:

I almost cried, I am still trying to hold it in. I may have to pay him a surprise visit.

— Brandon Jacobs (@gatorboy45) June 6, 2012

He sent me 3.36 cent

— Brandon Jacobs (@gatorboy45) June 6, 2012

And once again we’ve seen that young fans are often the best. Well, unless they’re Eagles fans.

Helmet knock to Niners Nation via Deadspin

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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