Posted October 29, 2011 on AP on Fox
Paralyzed player Eric LeGrand has led Rutgers onto the field in a snowstorm for its game against No. 25 West Virginia. It marked the first time LeGrand has accompanied the team on the field for a game since he was paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle in a game against Army last October. LeGrand, who was handed an ax to show Rutgers' desire to ''keep chopping,'' directed his motorized wheelchair while coach Greg Schiano walked next to him and teammates followed at a walk. LeGrand led the team to the 50-yard line, turned right and went to the sideline before quickly leaving the field. LeGrand has been working this season for the Rutgers radio network as an analyst.
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Eric LeGrand led Rutgers out of the tunnel for their game against West Virginia yesterday -- the first time he has been on the field for a game since he was paralyzed from the neck down making a... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

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Paralyzed player Eric LeGrand has led Rutgers onto the field in a snowstorm for its game against No. 25 West Virginia.

Paralyzed LeGrand leads Rutgers onto field vs. WVU

Paralyzed player Eric LeGrand has led Rutgers onto the field in a snowstorm for its game against No. 25 West Virginia.

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