Eric LeGrand Symbolically Retires from Symbolic Team

by Alice Magdziak • July 26, 2012 • Sports & LeisureComments (0)1966

And, just like that, Eric LeGrand’s pro football career is over.

photo from @EricLeGrand52 Twitter page

In order to not take up a spot for another player, Eric announced today that he will cede the spot that former Rutgers coach, Greg Schiano, offered him last May.

The contract had no monetary value but it meant the world to Eric and it made Coach Schiano even more beloved in the eyes of all the Rutgers fans here in New Jersey. It probably didn’t hurt in making Buccaneers fans like him, too.

Paralyzed former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand announces ‘retirement’ from Bucs – northjersey.com

You can read more about Eric from our past posts:

Rutgers’ Former Coach Schiano Signs Eric LeGrand To Buccaneers In Classy Move

Eric LeGrand to Win Award on SpikeTV June 9 – The Guysman Trophy

Rutgers Eric LeGrand’s Return to Field is Fan’s Choice for Sports Illustrated’s Best Moment of 2011

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