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Giant talks the talk after unlikely walk

Mark Herzlich arrives at Super Bowl, ready to encourage others stricken with cancer

Updated: February 2, 2012, 10:00 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- The strength of Mark Herzlich, cancer survivor, could be heard in the hopeful voice of a college student from Georgia, a 20-year-old woman on the phone from her hospital bed in Atlanta to confirm an honest-to-God Super Bowl hero had given her another reason to fight.

JoLynn Johnson, member of the Darton College dance team, had just endured four hours of surgery to remove a malignant tumor from her left leg, and she wanted a caller to know the rookie linebacker for ...

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