“It was so flattering,” Upton, 20, tells PEOPLE. “The video was so cute, and I really appreciated it. There was something about it that I knew I had to respond.” “I’m not sure if I’ll be able to go with him or not, due to my schedule,” she says. “I want to, but I just don’t know if I can make it work. But I really appreciated being asked; it made me feel really great!”
She managed to say the kid had a “good sense of humor and confidence”, but she went to say that he didn’t have a contract with a pro team so there was really no way in hell that she was going to prom. “What the hell? Has he even ran into the back of his offensive lineman then fumbled before? I didn’t think so.”, Kate added.
Mark Sanchez. That was a Mark Sanchez reference: