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Eric LeGrand is a former Rutgers Scarlet Knight football player who was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012. During a game against Army, LeGrand suffered a severe injury that left him paralyzed. The amazing part of this story? Not only is Eric LeGrand staying extremely positive about his recovery, but he was then drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers despite his injury. His Twitter feed (@EricLeGrand52) is a must follow for positive updates.
At the Spike Guys Choice Awards on Saturday, Ray Liotta came out and presented Eric with a Spike Guys Choice Award. Spike included a video of how the injury occurred and also had Eric speak about his recovery. No one else deserved this award more than Eric LeGrand.
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