It said "formerly extend a scholarship offer."
Congratulations, you have an opportunity to become an educated man and play great college football. A University of Virginia degree is one of the most prestigious in America. As the head football coach at this University, I want to formerly extend a scholarship offer to you.
No one spellchecked the letter before it was printed out, and no one proofread it before it was mailed. Of course, spellcheck wouldn't have helped; formerly is a real word.
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