Boston College

Super Bowl Champion Reaches Cancer-Free Milestone

Friday, October 31, 2014
Uplifting Athletes

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

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Jaime Fettrow

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.

BC's 3rd Annual "Lift For Life" in the Books

Monday, July 25, 2011
Jaime Fettrow

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.