A year later, LeGrand has reason to believe

WOODBRIDGE - This Sunday will mark one year since former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand was paralyzed while making a tackle on a kick return against Army.

LeGrand, then a 270-pound defensive lineman for the Scarlet Knights, fractured his C3 and C4 vertebrae.

The 21-year-old is wheelchair-bound, but he leads a full life and says he believes he will walk again one day.

LeGrand does physical therapy three days a week. He's working on his degree at Rutgers, taking classes three nights a week online.

He is also doing football analysis during pregame, postgame and halftime of Rutgers radio broadcasts.

Associated Press wires contributed to this report. Paralyzed Rutgers football player holds first news conference Eric LeGrand participates in coin toss at Snapple Bowl Interview with Eric LeGrand Paralyzed Rutgers football player now has feeling in hands Rutgers Eric LeGrand has sensation throughout body Paralyzed Rutgers football player to make public appearance Rutgers' Eric LeGrand is paralyzed from neck down Rutgers holds rally for paralyzed football player Rutgers' LeGrand moved to spinal rehab center Paralyzed Rutgers football player remains in intensive care

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