i am now a Greg Schiano fan

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  1. Shine

    Shine 2012 rookie of the year VIP

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    [h=1]Eric LeGrand, Paralyzed DT, Signs With Tampa Bay Bucs[/h]
    Posted: May 2, 2012

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    Eric LeGrand broke two vertebrae and suffered a serious spinal cord injury during a college football game in 2010 that left him paralyzed. The former Rutgers player, who is still fighting to regain the ability to walk, has just been signed to the Tampa Bay Bucs.


    ESPN reports that Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano offered LeGrand a spot on the roster Wednesday morning. Schiano was LeGrand’s coach when he was injured at Rutgers and the two have remained close.
    LeGrand said:
    “Coach Schiano is like a father figure… Going into Rutgers as a little boy and now I’m coming out a man. In life you can’t control what cards you’re dealt. He helped me with all that.â€
    The contract doesn’t come with any money and LeGrand isn’t expected to join the Bucs on the field anytime soon. Schiano said that the contract was a “small gesture to recognize (LeGrand’s) character, spirit and perseverance.â€
    LeGrand added:
    “I wasn’t supposed to do any of this. This is exciting for me.’’
    According to ESPN, LeGrand was initially told that he would be paralyzed and would have to breathe with the help of a ventilator for the rest of his life. LeGrand started breathing on his own five weeks after his injury and is now fighting to walk again.
    LeGrand said:
    “I’m going to keep fighting. I don’t know when it’s going to happen, but I know it is going to happen.’’
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/228902/eri...igns-with-tampa-bay-bucs/#AqM2eW6l5E5EFC3p.99
     
  2. wife is a whore

    wife is a whore Stripped of POTY for butthurting staff VIP

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    I hope Schiano does well in Tampa. I was surprised he left Rutgers, but with the Big East falling apart, I probably shouldn't have been.
     
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    h5htyt76757j Chyea Chyea Banned User

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    Class act
     
  4. Jay

    Jay New Member

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    Good move... Hopefully he can find a place on the coaching staff.