Back in black
After beating cancer, BC's Mark Herzlich talks about his return to football
This article appears in the Aug. 9 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Mark Herzlich was a great player.
People say that a lot. As if having been told I have cancer means I'm done.
That's not how I see it. I don't just want to play for Boston College again. I want to be good enough to win the Butkus Award. I want NFL teams to remember that in 2009 they saw me as a first-round prospect.
All the things I "was"? That's what I want to be.
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