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Paralyzed Player: 'Don't Ever Let Someone Tell You You Can't Do Something'

AP | Posted 05.19.2014 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand implored his fellow graduates to remember that anything is possible in...

Rutgers Invites Paralyzed Player To Speak, Then Takes It Back

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.06.2014 | College

Eric LeGrand got some great news on Saturday: Rutgers University, his alma mater, wanted him to give the commencement speech at the school's graduatio...

Paralyzed Athlete: Rutgers Withdrew Speech Offer

AP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand says the university offered him the chance to give this month's commencement, ...

WATCH: Paralyzed Former Football Player Delivers Inspirational Speech

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Moments after becoming the first player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired, Eric LeGrand told ...

Rutgers To Honor Paralyzed Former Player

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

NEWPORT, R.I. — Rutgers has not handed out No. 52 since Eric LeGrand last wore it – the day he was injured during a game and left paralyze...

Bucs Makes Classiest Move Of Offseason

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 07.02.2012 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — To put it mildly, Rutgers' Eric LeGrand was surprised when his former coach called to let him know the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were i...

West Virginia Overcomes Sleet, Snow And Rutgers

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 12.29.2011 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Down by three and faced with a fourth-and-goal from the 1 on a miserable wet, snowy day, first-year West Virginia coach Dana ...

Paralyzed Rutgers Player Tweets 'Standing Tall'

AP | Posted 09.13.2011 | College

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. — Paralyzed Rutgers University football player Eric LeGrand has posted two photographs of himself standing during physical ther...

Paralyzed Rutgers Player Doesn't Feel Sorry For Himself

AP | By TOM CANAVAN | Posted 06.25.2011 | College

JACKSON, N.J. -- Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand doesn't believe in feeling sorry for himself, getting angry or wondering "Why me?" It...

Paralyzed Rutgers Player Released From Rehab

AP | Posted 05.30.2011 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand was released from the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation on Wednesday and will li...

Paralyzed Rutgers Football Player: 'I Believe That I Will Walk One Day'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand told ESPN in an interview that aired Friday morning he believes he will walk again....

Great News For Paralyzed Rutgers Football Player

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has movement in his shoulders and sensation throughout his body. Rutgers announ...

Rutgers' Eric LeGrand To Receive Courage Award

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

DALLAS — Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand, paralyzed from the neck down, has some sensation in his hands. Rutgers spokesman Jason Baum sai...