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Watch Colts LB Darius Leonard Surprise His Mom with a New Mercedes-Benz Car

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Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured ColumnistFebruary 11, 2019
FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Darius Leonard (53) warms up before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Indianapolis. On Friday, Darius Leonard and Quenton Nelson were rewarded for their remarkable debut seasons by becoming the second set of rookie teammates to be named first-team All-Pro. Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus were the other players to achieve the feat in 1965 and both went on to have Hall of Fame careers with the Bears. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
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Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard was one of the NFL's most pleasant surprises this season, and over the weekend, he provided a different type of surprise, hooking his mom up with a new Mercedes-Benz.

And her reaction was priceless:

Darius Leonard @dsleon45

Gotta keep mom dukes happy !! https://t.co/r0jOR5SvK0

The rookie linebacker was a force of nature in 2018, registering 163 tackles, seven sacks, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions. He was named the Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year and was a First-Team All-Pro.

While he was surprisingly a Pro Bowl omission, he was one of the key factors in the Colts' return to the postseason this past season.

Leonard could do little wrong this past season. So far, he's killing it in the offseason, too. Just ask his mom.