Earlier this month, New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich recorded the 100th tackle of his NFL career. Five years ago, he overcame the toughest hit of his life.
In October of 2009, the Boston College student-athlete was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.
Boston College star weighs in on life
By Steve Conroy
He is the Boy Wonder no more.
Luke Kuechly, who stepped onto the Boston College campus two summers ago weighing just 217 pounds, now looks a lot more like a football player, even without his shoulders pads and helmet.
Kuechly’s up to a sculpted 237 pounds and the junior middle linebacker looks very much ready to make a run at the multiple awards for which he’s on the watch lists.
Another $7,000 is raised to fight Ewing’s sarcoma! The BC chapter of Uplifting Athletes continues to raise awareness for the rare disease in honor of teammate Mark Herzlich.