Eric LeGrand injury

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NFL's Buccaneers Sign Paralyzed College Player

Eric LeGrand of Rutgers gets symbolic contract

(Newser) - Normally, when a football team signs a player to its off-season roster in May, it doesn't make headlines. It's different when the player is Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed from the neck down during a Rutgers game in 2010. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave LeGrand a symbolic contract... More »

Rutgers Player Paralyzed After Collision

Eric LeGrand undergoes emergency surgery after collision

(Newser) - A Rutgers defensive tackle was paralyzed below the neck following a collision with an Army player last night. Eric LeGrand, a junior from New Jersey, underwent emergency surgery and was in intensive care after the top of his helmet slammed into the other player’s left shoulder on Saturday, the... More »

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