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Nebraska football: 7-year-old Jack Hoffman scores touchdown for Cornhuskers

Published April 8, 2013 9:20 am

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Nebraska Cornhuskers: 7-year-old Jack Hoffman scores touchdown

Saturday's Nebraska Cornhuskers' intrasquad spring game featured a surprising appearance by 7-year-old Jack Hoffman, a Nebraska fan fighting brain cancer.He was diagnosed with a brain tumor in April 2011 after a series of seizures. He had two surgeries that year, the most recent in October, and has not had a seizure since, the Daily Nebraskan reported in October.After he was diagnosed with the tumor, he developed a close friendship with the football team. In the fourth quarter of Saturday's game, ...

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