Found May 02, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Wednesday that they’ve signed former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric Legrand as a free agent. Legrand became paralyzed after colliding with another player on a kickoff in 2010 against Army. Since then he’s been an inspiration to many people as he continues to fight his way back to being able to one day walk again. He’s determined to one day walk again. “Leading up to the draft, I couldn’t help but think that this should’ve been Eric’s draft class,” said Schiano. “This small gesture is the least we could do to recognize his character, spirit, and perseverance. The way Eric lives his life epitomizes what we are looking for in Buccaneer Men.” Schiano also said that any scouting report for Legrand would begin with “never quits.” This move by Schiano doesn’t surprise me at all. Being from the New York/New Jersey area, I know first hand how classy Schiano is. When he made Rutgers a formable college football team, he received numerous offers to
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