PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s year-end issue. His return to the field in October was picked as the 2011 Moment of the Year.

A former Rutger’s University football player isn’t letting his paralysis get him down. Eric LeGrand tweeted “Standing tall, we can’t fall,” after a therapy session that allowed the 6-foot-2 defensive tackle to simulate standing erect. LeGrand, 20, was paralyzed last October when two of his vertebrae were fractured during the Rutgers-Army game. Within a week […]

Former Rutgers University football player Eric Legrande said on Twitter yesterday that he can feel tingling in his body. A glimmer of hope for the 20-year-old who was paralyzed during a football game last year. The hopeful young man tweeted: “Twitches going throughout body, coming back.” VIDEO: LeGrand, who continues to go to rehabilitation, is […]

New Jersey– Continuing his long road to recovery from paralysis, Rutgers Football defensive tackle Eric LeGrand now has movement in his shoulders and “full sensation” in his body, reports the Newark Star-Ledger.

New Jersey — Even as volunteers have launched a community-based fund raising campaign for him, Rutgers football star Eric LeGrand is telling those who know him best that his playing days are not over.. Jack Nevins is president of the foundation set up to help LeGrand and his family and he visits him at least […]