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February 13, 1990 | SUSHANT SAGAR, SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE
"Your son will never walk again." Those words hit Nick Buoniconti harder than any blocker ever had in his seven years as linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. "I broke down and cried," said Buoniconti, recalling that tragic day, Oct. 26, 1985. "The first thing that went through my mind was, 'How am I going to tell my wife that our son is a quadriplegic?' " Marc Buoniconti, then 19 and a linebacker for The Citadel, dislocated his neck while making a tackle against East Tennessee State.
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SPORTS
June 21, 1988
Former Miami Dolphins' linebacker Nick Buoniconti testified that medical and other bills for his son, who was paralyzed in a 1985 football game, top $1.3 million. Marc Buoniconti is suing The Citadel and the school's football team doctor and trainer.
SPORTS
October 27, 1985
Citadel linebacker Marc Buoniconti, son of former All-Pro linebacker Nick Buoniconti, was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Saturday at Johnson City, Tenn., suffering from a neck injury received in a game with East Tennessee State. "He is listed in critical condition, and we are doing some more tests," a hospital spokesman said. "There has been no operation at this point, and, as with any neck injury, he has been immobilized."
SPORTS
June 21, 1988
Former Miami Dolphins' linebacker Nick Buoniconti testified that medical and other bills for his son, who was paralyzed in a 1985 football game, top $1.3 million. Marc Buoniconti is suing The Citadel and the school's football team doctor and trainer.
SPORTS
February 13, 1990 | SUSHANT SAGAR, SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE
"Your son will never walk again." Those words hit Nick Buoniconti harder than any blocker ever had in his seven years as linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. "I broke down and cried," said Buoniconti, recalling that tragic day, Oct. 26, 1985. "The first thing that went through my mind was, 'How am I going to tell my wife that our son is a quadriplegic?' " Marc Buoniconti, then 19 and a linebacker for The Citadel, dislocated his neck while making a tackle against East Tennessee State.
SPORTS
October 27, 1985
Citadel linebacker Marc Buoniconti, son of former All-Pro linebacker Nick Buoniconti, was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Saturday at Johnson City, Tenn., suffering from a neck injury received in a game with East Tennessee State. "He is listed in critical condition, and we are doing some more tests," a hospital spokesman said. "There has been no operation at this point, and, as with any neck injury, he has been immobilized."
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