JAMES CONNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

James Conner was ‘at about 60% going into last year’ after cancer

Former Pitt running back James Conner put together an unbelievable season last year after beating cancer, but incredibly he wasn’t 100-percent healthy while he did it.Writing for The Players’ Tribune, Conner penned “A Letter to NFL GMs” in which he details the immense obstacles he’s had to overcome in his pursuit of the NFL dream.One thing many might not know is that Conner...
Via Sportsnaut
April 20, 2017  |  Discuss

James Conner receives clean scan before NFL Combine

James Conner — and NFL teams interested in him — received good news on Thursday.The former Pitt fullback received a clean scan, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Conner announced in Dec. 2015 that he had been diagnoses with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He went through chemotherapy, completing the treatment in May. Conner announced after that point that he was cancer-free.Conner rushed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Pitt RB James Conner declares for 2017 NFL Draft

Pittsburgh running back James Conner has opted out of his senior year, announcing his decision to enter the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. Forever Grateful. pic.twitter.com/B8wXA9ABZz — James Conner (@JamesConner_) December 10, 2016 Conner, a cancer survivor, returned to Pitt this season with a vengeance after beating Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. After announcing he had been diagnosed...
Via Sportsnaut
December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt RB Conner scores two TDs in first game after beating cancer

One of the absolute best feel-good stories of the college football season unfolded Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh. Pitt running back James Conner, who recently won a battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, led his team onto the field and scored two touchdowns against Villanova in his first game back since taking a leave of absence to focus on his health last fall. Blessed to be...
Via The Comeback
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Cancer survivor James Conner wants to spike ball after first TD

The Pittsburgh Panthers open their season on Saturday with a game against the Villanova Wildcats. And Panthers running back James Conner has special plans if he scores a touchdown during the game. And to say he has a good reason to want do do so would be a drastic understatement. Conner has navigated an incredibly tumultuous and difficult year. After suffering a season-ending...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt RB James Conner tweets that he is cancer free

This past December, Pitt star running back James Conner, who missed most of the 2015 campaign due to injury, announced that he had Hodgkin’s lymphoma and would soon be undergoing cancer treatment. This past spring, Conner underwent chemotherapy to treat the disease – while making a few cool public appearances along the way. Monday, Conner took to Twitter with an important announcement...
Via College Spun
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pitt's James Conner works out after cancer diagnosis

Pitt star running back James Conner had a harrowing 2015 season. In December, after missing most of the 2015 season with a torn MCL, Conner announced that he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 2014 ACC Player of the Year plans to return to the field in 2016, however, and today he was back working out with his Pitt teammates. #ConnerStrong #24 #H2P pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt RB James Connor diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma

Some rough news coming out of Pittsburgh this afternoon. Pitt running back James Conner, one of the most talented runners in the nation, announced Friday that he’s been diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma. Conner found out about his diagnosis on Thanksgiving morning, according to his head coach, Pat Narduzzi. Conner missed most of the 2015 campaign after an MCL injury. BREAKING...
Via College Spun
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke's Cutcliffe wrote heartfelt letter to injured Pitt RB

Duke’s David Cutcliffe is one of the most well liked head coaches in college football. It’s easy to see why. Last week, Cutcliffe apparently sent a heartfelt letter to Pittsburgh running back James Conner to wish him good luck in his recovery after injuring his MCL against Youngstown State. Conner, who will miss the entire season, is one of the league’s best players. The...
Via College Spun
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt's Conner is ACC Player of the Year over FSU's Winston

To the surprise of some, Pittsburgh Panthers running back James Conner was named the ACC’s Player of the Year on Wednesday. While that shouldn’t be a surprise, some believed that Florida State’s Jameis Winston would win it despite his shaky season. Conner received 16 of 55 votes cast by the members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, which was three more than Winston...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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