Playing football for The University of Alabama comes with a lot of perks but a Thursday guest speaker might have been one of the most popular yet.

NBA great Kobe Bryant visited Tuscaloosa to speak to the Crimson Tide football team inside the football facility. The five-time NBA champion was the latest in a series of guest speakers the Alabama coaches bring in to motivate the players while they prepare for the season.

The Alabama social media accounts shared some video of the appearance.

To no surprise, Kobe generated a lot of excitement within the program and turned into another recruiting tool for Alabama.

Check out some of the pictures shared to Twitter.