7-year-old cancer patient scores touchdown at Nebraska football game
LINCOLN, Neb. — 7-year-old cancer patient Jack Hoffman scored a big win at Nebraska’s spring football game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday.
Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead befriended Hoffman last year and is the captain of his support network known as “Team Jack.”
Hoffman was given a No. 22 Huskers jersey and put on the field. The crowd roared as he sprinted 69 yards with the entire football team running with him.
Hoffman summed up his win with three words: “It felt awesome.”