Seven-year-old Nebraska running back sensation gets a trading card

By Chris Huston | College Football Writer

On April 6, a crowd of 60,000 at Memorial Stadium in Nebraska saw 7-year-old Jack Hoffman, a brain cancer patient, score a touchdown during the Cornhuskers' spring game. The touching moment has been viewed more than 7 million times on Youtube.

Now, trading card company Upper Deck has created a special “Star Rookie” rookie card for Hoffman from his memorable touchdown run:

"Jack is the type of inspirational athlete who absolutely deserves an Upper Deck rookie card," said Chris Carlin, Upper Deck's sports marketing manager. "Upper Deck does not want to risk Jack's amateur status with the NCAA, so the card we created will not be part of a mainstream trading card release."

Here is the video of Hoffman's run:

 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

College Football Video

July 29, 2014
Manziel Heisman jersey up for auction (1:55)
1 July 25, 2014
Anwar Richardson on Longhorn football
(5:07)
2 July 24, 2014
Jim Rome Newsmaker: Derek Mason
(3:39)
3 July 24, 2014
Stoops fires back
(1:32)

Latest

Most Popular