Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has had a high-profile offseason with two appearances at White House functions, one with his grandma and one with Ciara. But even away from the media spotlight, Wilson manages to generate some news, and it's of the heartwarming variety.

According to a sequence of tweets Wednesday night, Wilson upgraded a U.S. Army soldier to first class for a flight to Seattle on Alaska Airlines:

This kind of cool move shows why Wilson has a such a strong reputation as being one of the good guys in sports. It also underscores why companies like Alaska Airlines are interested in having him represent their brand. The airlines designated him as its Chief Football Officer, and the solider's upgrade only enhances its brand.

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