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Drew Brees delivers prosthetic leg to high school QB who needed amputation after on-field injury

2 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

Alex Ruiz, 17, lost his leg after a serious injury suffered on the field last October
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Saints quarterback Drew Brees surprises high school QB with prosthetic leg

Saints quarterback Drew Brees surprises high school QB with prosthetic leg

2 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees surprised California high school quarterback Alex Ruiz last week by giving Ruiz his first prosthetic leg. Ruiz had his left leg amputated below the knee in February after a severe knee injury from a football game.
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Drew Brees gifts prosthesis to high school QB

2 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Drew Brees is a giving man.Last weekend while in San Diego, Brees would give high school signal-caller Alex Ruiz his first walking prosthetic leg. Back in February, Ruiz would have his left leg amputated below the knee after suffering a severe knee injury while playing football. Additionally, Brees promises to pay for an athletic training prosthesis once Ruiz is used to this one.“It was a very emotional presentation and really exciting for everyone in our league to be a part of it,” says Brees.But more than that, the Ruiz family would keep this under wraps for weeks. And he cannot believe...
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Brees surprises amputee teen QB with prosthetic leg

2 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees surprised one of his biggest fans last Friday with a prosthetic leg and an offer to pay for an athletic training prosthesis in the fall. The recipient, Alex Ruiz, had his right leg amputated below the knee after suffering a severe injury on the gridiron in October 2017. The 17-year-old played quarterback at Linfield Christian High School in San Diego, the city in which Brees began his NFL career as a member of the Chargers. "It was a very emotional presentation and really exciting for everyone in our league to be a part of it," said Brees, who...
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Drew Brees Gives HS QB Alex Ruiz New Prosthetic Leg After February Amputation

2 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees surprised high school quarterback Alex Ruiz last week by presenting him with a prosthetic leg...
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