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VIDEO: 5-year-old leukemia patient sacks NIU's Jordan Lynch

By Jerry Hinnen | College Football Writer

Most kids dream of scoring touchdowns as the start running back or leading the game-winning drive as the star quarterback. But that's not the case for 5-year-old leukemia patient Zach Dacy of Harvard, Illinois, whose favorite NFL player is Clay Matthews.

As reported by HuskieWire.com Thursday, that led to an unusual request when Dacy and his parents -- both Northern Illinois alumni -- were invited to the Huskies' Sept. 19 practice. Dacy asked if he could sack NIU senior quarterback and dark-dark-horse Heisman candidate Jordan Lynch. With the help of Huskies coach Rod Carey, this was the result:

If you enjoyed that, you'll enjoy HuskieWire's full story on Dacy, his trip to visit Matthews, and his fight against cancer; give it a read.

HT: Hustle Belt

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