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Eric LeGrand Reaches Out to Ryan Shazier, I Can Help You!

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

It's unclear if Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier will ever walk again -- but he's got a new ally who knows EXACTLY what he's going through... Eric LeGrandLeGrand -- a former Rutgers football player -- was paralyzed in 2010 while making…

Former Rutgers Football Player Eric Legrand To Receive WWE ‘Warrior Award’

WWE announced today that Eric LeGrand, a former standout for the Rutgers University football team turned motivational speaker, has been named the recipient of the third annual Warrior Award. Named… READ ON

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Focusing on the “Quality of Life.”

“I believe Christopher Reeve started something, and I’m supposed to finish it.” – Eric LeGrand The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Focusing on the “Quality of Life.” What happens when… The post The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation:...Show More Summary

Hey, Here's A Nice Story

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Last month, Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers football player paralyzed on a hit in 2010, gave a motivational speech at Hanover Park H.S. in New Jersey. He then called up to the stage 18-year-old Gianna Brunini, and asked her to prom: Read more...

Take some time this Mother's Day to read Eric LeGrand's message to his mom

Eric LeGrand is without question one of the most inspirational voices in the sports world. In the five years since he was paralyzed during a game, the former Rutgers football player has become a voice to those who needed it, a symbol of why it's always worth fighting and a vital spokesperson for the Christopher and Dana Reeve foundation. Show More Summary

Eric LeGrand writes heartwarming open letter to his mother

Eric LeGrand’s life changed forever in 2010, when he was paralyzed from the neck down after making a tackle during a Rutgers (...)

Eric LeGrand's Career

As a whole wave of new college players were welcomed to the NFL last week, we had a chance to speak with one whose dream was cut short five years ago. While making a tackle for Rutgers back in October 2010, Eric LeGrand was paralyzed. Show More Summary

Eric LeGrand's spirit plays through Khaseem Greene

3 years agoSports : Globetrotting

WEST ORANGE, N.J. — Eric LeGrand will walk again. This is a fact.

Former Rutgers Football Player Eric LeGrand Joins SiriusXM

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been staying close to he game he loves. And as he remains an inspiration as he continues to deal with a paralyzing spinal cord injury, LeGrand is living life and creating career opportunities. Show More Summary

Beyonce's VMA Performance Meme'd by Paralyzed Football Player

If there's one person who inspires a sense of humor in us all it's..Beyoncé? Former football player Eric LeGrand, the Rutgers lineman who was paralyzed during a 2010 game against Army, posted a questionably funny tweet about Beyoncé's...Show More Summary

Beyoncé got everyone like this when she performs Drunk in Love — Eric LeG

4 years agoSports : Deadspin

Beyoncé got everyone like this when she performs Drunk in Love — Eric LeGrand (@EricLeGrand52) August 25, 2014 Read more...

Eric LeGrand headlines Big Ten Network’s hires for Rutgers and Maryland joining the conference

You may have heard once or twice in recent weeks, months and years the the Big Ten is expanding, adding Rutgers and Maryland to their now 14-team conference. That means that the conference will slowly integrate them in to the league’s media offerings, which includes Big Ten Network. They announced hirings specific to both schools […]

For Eric LeGrand, an 'honor' that Bears' Khaseem Greene will wear his jersey number

Eric LeGrand and Khaseem Greene met the summer of 2008, as incoming freshmen at Rutgers, two New Jersey players who lived 20 minutes from each other but had never competed against one another or bumped into the other at a camp or a combine. Show More Summary

Oh, Magoo. You're doing it again.

promoted by Rosi Can Rutgers crap on any more of its own heroes? At their own graduation? Now that the Eric LeGrand embarassment is over with, another Rutgers grad gets a backhanded slap. Christine O'Connell and her son John will march...Show More Summary

Eric LeGrand Gets Standing Ovation at Rutgers Graduation (Video)

The story of Eric LeGrand is probably a familiar one to you by now. He’s continued to work harder than many might have thought possible after the 2010 football injury that left him paralyzed. Over the weekend, another piece of that story reached its conclusion with his triumphant graduation from Rutgers University, during which he […]

Paralyzed Eric LeGrand Delivers Graduation Speech After Controversy 

After a bit of a scandal that involved a keynote speaker invite and a rescinding of said invitation, paralyzed football player Eric LeGrand delivered an impassioned commencement speech to his fellow Rutgers graduates Sunday, the Associated Press reports.

SEE IT: LeGrand cheered at Rutgers commencement, inspires students

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.

Eric LeGrand graduates, makes an inspirational speech at Rutgers

4 years agoSports : The Early Lead

Eric LeGrand spoke to Rutgers graduates Sunday, making the speech that nearly was called off, and it was wonderful. LeGrand, who has been paralyzed since an October 2010 football game, received his degree in labor relations along with a standing ovation from the crowd. There was a bit of bad publicity for Rutgers after Condoleezza Rice […]

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