Shatel: Cameras catch little of Jack's long journey
NU coach Bo Pelini says he almost nixed Jack's run in the spring game because of the potential intrusion on the lives of the boy and his family.
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:00 am
He's world famous for his 69-yard touchdown run at the Nebraska spring game, a magic carpet ride that nobody who saw will ever forget.
But what the world doesn't see is brave Jack Hoffman leaving Atkinson, Neb., at 6:30 a.m. every Friday, for the less-than-magical four-hour ride to his chemotherapy session at Children's Hospital in Omaha.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:00 am.