Son of Alabama FB battling ALS gets grant offer from Dabo Swinney

January 26, 2016 - als

Dabo Swinney re-connected with an aged teammate by charity his son a scholarship. (USATSI)

Dabo Swinney’s tie to Alabama football are well-documented. His college football career started as a actor a Crimson Tide walk-on and his coaching career started in Tuscaloosa as a connoisseur assistant. During his time as a actor during Alabama, Swinney got some assistance from fullback Kevin Turner, a actor famous as “the Anvil.”

Rachel Baribeau, of, wrote a illusory form of Turner — it is positively value your time to review a whole thing — that includes a new growth in a attribute between Swinney and a Turner family.

Turner, diagnosed with ALS in 2010, has been fighting for his life, now has a ventilator and uses a feeding tube. He welcomed Dabo Swinney into his association in a final week usually to find out that his son, Nolan Turner, was about to get a full float to play for a Clemson Tigers.

According to a profile, Nolan Turner’s devise was to be a elite walk-on during Alabama or Troy. When offering a possibility to play in a delegate during Clemson, he committed on a spot.

Check out a full Kevin Turner story, that includes a considerable fundraising bid of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, over during

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