At Wake Forest, Craig Dawson was known as one of the best pure shooters to ever wear the Wake…
DeGeare's Bittersweet Day
Saturday was the culmination of a lifetime of playing football for Vikings guard Chris DeGeare, as he was taken in the fifth round of the 2010 draft by the Vikings. But one important thing was missing at DeGeare's celebration – his mom. In March 2007, his mother Genetria, lost her battle with breast cancer. Devastated by the loss, DeGeare's grades suffered and he was ruled academically ineligible. He was given a redshirt season, but he said the loss changed his life and football wasn't his immediate concern at the time. "She was my inspiration, she was my everything, she was my best friend, she was the person I went to," DeGeare said. "It was very tough to lose someone that you're that close to. Back in '0...
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