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The mascots of Rutgers and Cincinnati face off during a game at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati. The Scarlet Knights slayed the Bearcats, 10-3. (Jim Owens/Icon SMI)
Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand (center) comes onto the field with players, Steve Beauharnais (42), Beau Bachety (84), Scott Vallone (94), Khaseem Greene (20), and Devon Watkis (71) before a 2011 game against West Virginia. LeGrand filled in for Peter King on this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback and discussed his recovery, being signed by Tampa Bay and his experience at the ESPYS. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Paralyzed former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand smiles as he answers a question during an NFL football news conference in Piscataway, N.J. last week after it was announced that he has been signed by the Tampa Bay. LeGrand broke two vertebrae and suffered a serious spinal cord injury on Oct. 16, 2010, during a kickoff return against Army. His coach at Rutgers then, Greg Schiano, is now the head coach of the Buccaneers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
The cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated features Eric LeGrand, who beat out Lionel Messi and David Freese in a Facebook poll to choose the year-end cover.