With the New York Giants on a bye week, like the Patriots, Mark Herzlich was in town yesterday. He was at Saucony Headquarters in Lexington speaking to a group about the running company’s “Find Your Strong” campaign along with sharing his inspirational story and journey back from Ewing’s sarcoma, a form of bone cancer. During the course of his session, several interesting little facts were revealed about the former Boston College star.
Did you know he always eats gummy bears as part of his pre-game meal? Well that was just the kick-off. How about this: Herzlich’s mother Barbara was inducted into the Wesleyan Athletics Hall of Fame - the school’s first class - along with Bill Belichick during a ceremony in 2008.
Turns out Herzlich’s mom was a great athlete. She played lacrosse and field hockey at the school. As we all know, Belichick is a lacrosse nut. Is it possible, the two knew each other?
Herzlich’s mom was from the class of ‘81, while Belichick was ‘75. They actually met that n...