For those of you who vaguely remember the name, allow me to refresh your memory:
In 2006, Gentry was a walk-on receiver and punter for the Buckeyes participating in a team scrimmage that April. After catching a pass at Ohio Stadium, Gentry absorbed a hit from safety Kurt Coleman and then landed awkwardly as he hit the ground. He broke his C4 vertebra. He hasn’t walked since.
It may not be a storybook happy ending, but the story gives us a look into his life post-football and how he has managed to move forward in life after such a life-changing injury. A lot of players plan for the future if their NFL prospects don't pan out, but I wonder how many are prepared for such a random injury, and I wonder how much OSU helps these folks. I'd like to think they help out quite a bit...
What? 200 word minimum?? You don't need 200 words from me, just read the darn article. Ok, once I was walking across campus and a goose flew overhead and took a massive dump on me. I went home and went back to bed and my boss totally understood. Still not enough? Ummm, I met Archie Griffin at an OSU Hockey game. I thought he'd be taller.