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Not much can stand in way of this Tank

Updated: October 22, 2009, 11:52 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- More than seven years before Tank Carder became a starting linebacker for TCU, he was lying in a hospital bed wondering whether he'd ever walk again.

Carder was recovering from serious injuries suffered in a car crash at the end of his seventh-grade year, when his mother sat beside him and posed a question she figured her 13-year-old son wouldn't know how to answer.

"I asked him, 'What are you going to do if you can't walk again?' " Marti Carder said. "Without ...

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