Paralyzed Rutgers Player Eric LeGrand To Broadcast Spring Game

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand is going to make his broadcasting debut on Saturday.

The university announced Wednesday that LeGrand will join Chris Carlin and Ray Lucas in the booth at Rutgers Stadium to provide analysis of the Scarlet-White spring game.

For the second consecutive year, KnightVision Broadband on will broadcast the game, which starts at 3 p.m.

LeGrand, who was hurt in a game against Army on Oct. 16, said earlier this week that he is considering a career as a sports broadcaster.

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  • joan Tancer

    Eric- you are an inspiration. I wish you blessings and miracles every day. All my best wishes. Joan

  • HUGO

    We are rooting for you Eric,

  • jeff

    I saw him on Miked up and he was an inspiration for all to see and hear.I never knew the type of person he was but in the interview I was impressed and really glad I watched / the show.I hope oneday he will walk again and I am in his corner in all aspects of life.Good luck and peace be with you

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