ESPN's Tom Rinaldi had the pleasure of interviewing Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand for the first time since LeGrand suffered a paralyzing injury making a special teams tackle against Army on October 16th. LeGrand is likely making...Show More Summary
Remember Eric LeGrand, the Rutgers defensive tackle who was paralyzed from the neck down on a hit? Good news, everyone; his rehabilitation process is starting to show some reward, as LeGrand can now move his shoulders and has sensation back in his body and will talk in an interview on ESPN soon. ESPN New York: [...]
Eric LeGrand's recovery from paralysis has taken a positive development, as the school announced Thursday that he has movement in his shoulders and "full sensation" throughout his body. In December, the school announced that LeGrandShow More Summary
This isn’t an NFL story, but it’s one that should make the entire football world smile. Rutgers University announced that paralyzed football player Eric LeGrand has movement in his shoulders and “full sensation” throughout his body, according to the Newark Star-Ledger. LeGrand spoke with ESPN for his first interview since he was paralyzed on…
Last time I wrote about Eric LeGrand’s recovery, the situation had taken a sudden and positive spin. News continues to be uplifting for the young Scarlet Knight player. On the December 14 th NBC 11 o’clock news, a report broke that LeGrand...Show More Summary
Things were looking on the bleak side for Eric LeGrand when his spinal injury was diagnosed as complete a few weeks ago. A complete spinal chord injury means that “there is no movement or sensation below the level of the injury.” OnShow More Summary
During yesterday's Rutgers/Syracuse game, a fan suffered serious head injuries after an accidental fall near the student section. Now, a team and fan base still grappling with Eric LeGrand's horrendous injury awaits word on whether he'll live. More »
Rutgers defensive lineman Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed from the neck down while covering a kickoff against Army on Oct. 16, was hospitalized at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J., with a high fever on Wednesday night,...Show More Summary
In the middle of a busy week of preparation, Giants coach Tom Coughlin found the time Tuesday to visit Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed on October 16 in a game against Army.Initially (and understandably) hesitant to speak...
In a heartwarming move amidst a heartbreaking tale, the New Jersey Nets have donated $75,000 to the Eric LeGrand Believe Fund on Monday October 24th. Nj.com reports that Billy King, the Nets general manager, raised the money in conjunction...Show More Summary
Week 8 thoughts still going out to Eric LeGrand. Quick Bowl Count There are 35 bowls meaning we need 70 teams. As of now 22 are eligible and seven teams cannot become eligible. Hawaii and Nevada have six wins but play 13 games so they...Show More Summary
The New Jersey Nets are stepping up with a $75,000 donation to help Eric LeGrand, the Rutgers football player who was paralyzed Oct. 16.
A fund established for Eric LeGrand, the Rutgers football player who was recently paralyzed, got a major boost on Monday as the New Jersey Nets announced they would donate $75,000. "The Nets have always been at the forefront in community...Show More Summary
The New Jersey Nets are donating $75,000 to a fund to help paralyzed Rutgers' football player Eric LeGrand.
Sad piece on the injury to Eric LeGrand, which paralyzed the Rutgers' defensive end last week. The ESPN crew is talking about how someone figured out that the Army runner was moving at 20 miles an hour, and LeGrand at 13 miles an hour, and it created 800 pounds of pressure. You know, I've been a sportswrtier for more than 24 hours. Show More Summary
Echoing the thoughts of the ESPN GameDay crew in wishing thoughts and prayers to Rutgers' Eric LeGrand, paralyzed from the neck down after a hit in the Army game last week. Here's hoping for a truly speedy, and full, recovery. Football players are a special breed, indeed. Our hearts go out to him and his family.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will have more on their mind than just a football game against the Pitt Panthers when they take the field on Saturday. Eric LeGrand remains hospitalized from a collision vs. Army last week that left the Rutgers player paralyzed. Show More Summary
In a hard-fought win over Army at the New Meadowlands, Rutgers' Junior Defensive Tackle Eric LeGrand was seriously injured this past Saturday. Rutgers trailed 17-3 going into the fourth quarter, when for the second straight week, true...Show More Summary
His helmet lowered, Rutgers tackle Eric LeGrand suffered the type of catastrophic spinal injury that longtime athletic trainer Charles Thompson is surprised doesn't occur more frequently. "They think they're invincible in that helmet,"...Show More Summary
Before I start the article, I would like to tell everyone to keep Rutgers DT Eric LeGrand in their prayers and thoughts and hope for a full recovery from his paralyzing injury. The Big East conference schedule is in full swing. In Week...Show More Summary