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Eric LeGrand leads Rutgers onto field Fifty-four weeks
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Eric LeGrand leads Rutgers onto field
Fifty-four weeks after being paralyzed from the neck down covering a kickoff against Army, LeGrand led the Rutgers football team on the field for its home game against West Virginia in the middle of a freak late-October snowstorm. LeGrand, who continues to need a wheelchair but has shown marked physical improvement, spent the season as a Rutgers radio analyst and charmed and inspired fellow students, fans and the media with his upbeat approach.

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