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Eric LeGrand earned degree at Rutgers

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02:55 PM ET 01.23 | Former Rutgers Scarlet Knights football player Eric LeGrand is one of the most inspirational figures in sports. LeGrand was paralyzed on the field back in 2010, but that has not stopped him from accomplishing many of his dreams and continuing to inspire others. LeGrand achieved yet another accomplishment and announced on Twitter that he has completed his degree at Rutgers. He was majoring in labor studies.

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January 23, 2014  10:03 PM ET

Way to go kid, hope you inspire many more to do the same.

The essence of student athlete.

January 23, 2014  10:13 PM ET

not sure what labor studies is but congratulations. very impressive. i wish academics were held in higher regard in college athletics than say...........the nfl, nba.

January 24, 2014  01:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Way to go kid, hope you inspire many more to do the same.The essence of student athlete.

+1

THIS is the type of young man we should celebrate. Jameis, kindly give Mr. LeGrand his Heisman, and strive to emulate him.

January 24, 2014  08:27 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

+1THIS is the type of young man we should celebrate. Jameis, kindly give Mr. LeGrand his Heisman, and strive to emulate him.

We have an accord.

January 24, 2014  08:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

+1THIS is the type of young man we should celebrate. Jameis, kindly give Mr. LeGrand his Heisman, and strive to emulate him.

yes

 
January 24, 2014  11:43 AM ET

Rutgers is not a good school.

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