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News: Thanksgiving Inspiration: PCC Hall of Famer Jerome Harrison Recovers From Brain Surgery

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Pasadena City College Sports Hall of Famer and football alumnus Jerome Harrison, the only running back in school history to post back-to-back 1,000 yard rushing seasons in 2002-2003, was profiled by CBS Sports during its NFL Thanksgiving Day national broadcast.

Harrison played in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions from 2006 until last season. Harrison was diagnosed with a brain tumor during a routine physical after being involved in a trade. 

As an All-American at Washington State University, Harrison led the nation in rushing his senior season in 2005. Now 29, Harrison was inducted into PCC's Sports Hall of Fame in 2011 as he attended and spoke at the induction ceremony that year.

The feature on Harrison is at the link below:

http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/nfl-rapidreports/21095637/jerome-harrison-shined-as-a-brown-before-brain-tumor-changed-his-life

Release Date: 11/23/2012
Contact: Robert Lewis , Sports Information
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Email: rmlewis@pasadena.edu