Paralyzed Rutgers player makes first public appearance


Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand made his first public appearance after a hit in a game against Army last season paralyzed LeGrand from the neck down. The comedy show on Rutger's campus supported the Believe Fund, which was started to help his family pay LeGrand's medical fees. (AP photo)

More good news for those who have been following the recovery of Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed in a game against Army last season. LeGrand made his first public appearance Saturday at an on-campus fundraiser for the Believe Fund, a charity stood up to help with LeGrand’s medical fees.

He rolled on stage to a standing ovation during the comedy show hosted by comedian and Rutgers alum Bill Bellamy. Remember him? The former MTV star is still doing shows and in this case for a great cause. Click on the link here provided by SB Nation for the local news clip on the show and LeGrand’s appearance.


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