Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 10/3/12
ATHENS, Ohio On the day his brother was shot 10 times in Afghanistan, Ohio University defensive end Corey Hasting went to football practice. Thats actually about the fifth or sixth thing he did. Hasting knows the timeline better now, now that the mix of fear and sadness and sickness he initially felt are gone. After a series of the toughest phone calls and text messages he could ever imagine, he found himself alone in his room, alone with a million thoughts. Thats when he knew he needed to go to what was Ohio Universitys final spring practice of 2011. I couldnt be with my family, Hasting said. But football, thats where my other family was. I needed them. Scotty Hasting was an Army platoon leader in Afghanistan. On April 21, 2011, Scotty and another soldier entered a hut in a small village, metal detectors in hand. They were looking for Taliban soldiers they knew were in the area. It was a setup. Scotty Hasting took bullets in the shoulder, the hip and the leg. The bulletproof vest ...
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