Love of the Game: Chad Jones Won’t Let Crash Keep Him Out Forever

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On June 25th, 2010, at around 6:15 A.M., a rookie's dream to make it big and star in the NFL took a bad turn.
Chad Jones, who was drafted by the New York Giants as a safety out of Louisiana State University (LSU), was driving around Canal Street in New Orleans (according to WDSU.com) when he lost control of his SUV and smashed into a street pole. The police have began an investigation on the accident and details will be announced soon.
Here is a link to Mr. Jones' car via the Twitter account of Adam Schefter of ESPN: http://twitpic.com/2156mz.
This article is not to focus on the horrific injuries that Chad Jones sustained, which include multiple fractures of his left leg, a shattered tibia and fibula, and, even worse, exposed arteries and nerves. This article is to focus on a kid who never stepped onto a professional field, almost had his leg amputated, and, despite all this, wants and can see himself playing football in the NFL one day.
Chad was a national cha...

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