Nall Sacks Cancer, Returns for Knights in 2009

Posted by Ryan Bass on September-10-2009 Add Comments

Parked between teammates past the south end zone of the Nicholson Field House, Darius Nall is right where he wants to be.

Surrounded by some of his fellow defensive colleagues, the redshirt sophomore linebacker is cracking jokes and sharing a few laughs, something he likes to do regularly when on the football field.

He cracks a smile. It’s one of those jovial, ear-to-ear grins that only Nall himself is known for. It’s a smile that, for almost the past year, was non-existent in his life.

After a successful freshman season in 2007, Nall began to feel pain in his chest in June. He then went to see head trainer Mary Vander Heiden, and they began running numerous tests to see what was wrong with him, including...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - College Football
Article is property of

Post a Comment

(required. But it will not be published)