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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at (Credit: AP)

Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at the stands during a ceremony where his jersey was retired during halftime of a game between Rutgers and Eastern Michigan. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Eric LeGrand's jersey retired at halftime of Rutgers win over Easten Michigan

Rutgers retired the jersey of former linebacker Eric LeGrand during halftime of a 28-10 victory over Easter Michigan. LeGrand became paralyzed while making a tackle during an October 2010 game.

Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at
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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at the stands during a ceremony where his jersey was retired at halftime during a game against Eastern Michigan. (Set. 14, 2013)

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood, left, holds a
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Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood, left, holds a Rutgers sword presented to former player Eric LeGrand during ceremony where LeGrand's jersey was retired. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Fans hold signs with the jersey number of
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Fans hold signs with the jersey number of former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand during ceremony where his jersey was retired. (Sept. 14, 2013)

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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand is kissed by
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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand is kissed by his mother Karen during a ceremony where his jersey was retired. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at
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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at the stands during a ceremony where his jersey was retired during halftime of a game between Rutgers and Eastern Michigan. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand, center, speaks to
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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand, center, speaks to fans during a ceremony where his jersey was retired. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at
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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand looks up at the stands during a ceremony where his jersey was retired. (Sept. 14, 2013)

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