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  1. Eric LeGrand addresses graduating class at Rutgers commencement

    Paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand implored his fellow graduates to remember that anything is possible in an emotional speech Sunday during the university's commencement ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Josh Moyer

    Lil' Jon, he always tells the truth. When Ohio State freshman Dontre Wilson touches he ball, he's also running for a paralyzed friend in Texas who can't do it for himself. Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell was once an Ohio State assistant, and s...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  3. Rutgers Scarlet Knights retire Eric LeGrand's No. 52 jersey at ha...

    Moments after becoming the first player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired, Eric LeGrand told a loving crowd that his beliefs haven't changed in the three years since he was paralyzed in a game against Army.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  4. Eric LeGrand's No. 52 to be retired by Rutgers Scarlet Knights

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand will have his No. 52 retired this fall, the school announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  5. Unclear if Tulane Green Wave safety Devon Walker is paralyzed, do...

    Tulane football player Devon Walker's fractured spine was stabilized in a three-hour surgery Sunday, though it's too soon to tell whether he will be paralyzed from the injury he suffered while making a tackle, the team's doctor said.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2012
  6. Eric LeGrand picks up endorsement deal

    Andrea Adelson

    Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been a busy man the last few months. Just look at what he has done: signed a ceremonial contract with the Tampa Bay Bucs; picked up a book deal; and was selected to receive the Jimmy V Perseveranc...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  7. Ex-Rutgers Scarlet Knights DL Eric LeGrand nets Subway endorsemen...

    Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has a new job.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  8. Eric LeGrand to be honored at ESPYS

    Andrea Adelson

    Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand will be honored at the ESPYS next month, when he receives the Jimmy V Perseverance Award for the way he has made drastic strides since he was paralyzed in a game in 2010. Though he was told he would always remain...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  9. Eric LeGrand to receive Jim Valvano award at ESPYS

    Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been selected to receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYS next month.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  10. NFL's Bucs sign Eric LeGrand

    Andrea Adelson

    Tampa Bay has done something pretty amazing. The Bucs announced today they have signed defensive tackle Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers player paralyzed during a game in 2010. Tampa Bay, of course is now coached by his former coach, Greg Schiano....

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  11. LeGrand to be honored as 'Unsung Hero'

    Brian Bennett

    Former Rutgers defensive lineman Eric LeGrand has been awarded the 2012 Unsung Hero Award by the New Jersey Hall of Fame, the organization announced Thursday. LeGrand has become an inspirational figure in the time since he was paralyzed from the n...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  12. Lunch links: Mora, Graham recruiting praise

    Ted Miller

    Writing is hard - it's a form of punishment in schools, and rightly so - and so I stood paralyzed before all the different ways this simple message might be put. Hey, whatever happened to former Arizona coaches Mike Stoops and Tim Kish? What ar...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  13. Ex-Rutgers Scarlet Knights player Eric LeGrand will attend Bronco...

    Paralyzed former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand says he will attend the Denver Broncos' home game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  14. Eric LeGrand takes part in Rutgers Scarlet Knights-Army Black Kni...

    Kieran Darcy

    Eric LeGrand took part in the coin toss for Rutgers game against Army, the first time the teams have played since the defensive tackle was paralyzed making a tackle on a kickoff return against the Black Knights in October 2010.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  15. Video: Eric LeGrand leads Rutgers out staff

    Eric LeGrand leads Rutgers out of the tunnel during their game against WVU. This is the first time he's accompanied the team on the field for a game since he was paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle in a game against Army last October....

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  16. Paralyzed Eric LeGrand leads Rutgers Scarlet Knights onto field

    Kieran Darcy

    Paralyzed player Eric LeGrand has led Rutgers onto the field in a snowstorm for its game against No. 25 West Virginia.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2011