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Eric LeGrand still likes kickoffs

Updated: August 5, 2011, 12:58 PM ET
By Greg Newman | ESPNNewYork.com

Former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand, who's recovering from a spinal cord injury he suffered during a kickoff return against Army last fall, does not support Rutgers coach Greg Schiano's radical idea to get rid of kickoffs.

"I believe a lot of people make their money, in the NFL, off special teams," said LeGrand, who spent Thursday at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. "Kickoffs and kickoff returns are a huge thing. But I can understand why he wants to change that, after seeing ...

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