Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. In football, tackling a player leading with your head is very chancy, and he learned the consequence. ( Log Out /  I don’t know if you have ever played sports before, but I know that horrible feeling when you see somebody laying down on the ground injured. Brown suffered a spinal cord contusion in the final game of the 1997 season. As time goes by, Reggie feels guilty about Nate’s injury and that really affects the way he plays football, and the way he is around his family. ( Log Out /  That then makes Reggie feel very guilty.

This really helps Reggie focus and decide on his goals. ( Log Out /  That is also a great theme in this book. He lay motionless on the turf for 17 minutes, stopped breathing, and turned blue and purple. He was drafted in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.

“This is the Intensive Care Unit. that Nate Brown is paralyzed. He was given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and was unconscious when he was carried off the … Jeff Rud, author of Paralyzed, is a writer of many different sports books. In football, tackling a player leading with your head is very chancy, and he learned the consequence. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Jeff Rud, author of Paralyzed, is a writer of many different sports books. It is later released Nate Brown’s mother is an evil character in the book. It is … This book review is part of series of reviews written by students at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School for their 7th grade English classes. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. In the book Paralyzed, Nate Brown, tight end for Milbury High School poorly tackles star middle linebacker Reggie Scott from Lincoln High School when Reggie intercepts the ball. Nate Brown laid frozen on the field. ‘This is only going to work if you want help.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Nate Brown laid frozen on the field.

He played college football at Texas A&M.

If you’re here just to satisfy somebody else, you might as well not waste your time or mine'” (69). ( Log Out /  “‘Well, I don’t know if I actually need to be here or not,’ [Reggie] said, hedging a little. Reginald Dwayne Brown is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. I highly recommend. He is a very amenable and casual person and makes the reader feel like you want to be his friend. Will Nate’s mother still be mad at Reggie for what happened? Will Nate be okay?

To answers these questions, you should read the book. In the book Paralyzed, Nate Brown, tight end for Milbury High School poorly tackles star middle linebacker Reggie Scott from Lincoln High School when Reggie intercepts the ball. How the hell do you think he’s One of my favorite characters in this book is Dr. MacIntyre. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ‘But my coaches think I do, and my parents think I do, so I guess I do.’ ‘Well, Reggie,’ Dr. MacIntyre said. Overcoming guilt is one of the great themes and also the conflict in the book. The injury nearly left him paralyzed, and it ended his professional football career. REGGIE BROWN, 40, linebacker with Detroit, 1996-97, was temporarily paralyzed on 12/21/97 trying to tackle the NY Jets’ Adrian Murrell, but instead rammed his head into Lamont Burns, a Jets’ lineman, and crushed his neck. Does Reggie finally get to visit Nate?

Whether it be on the court, on the diamond, or out on the field everybody holds their breath and hopes that the injured player is okay. doing?” (22-23). He is a sport physiologist that Reggie goes to see to help him focus with football. Learn how your comment data is processed. Change ). Reggie tries to visit Nate when Nate’s mom sees him and stammers, “How do you think he’s doing?” The woman was shrieking now. I really do like Reggie’s perseverance because he keeps trying and trying to go see Nate. Dr. McIntyre says some things that make Reggie realize whether he should be visiting Dr. McIntyre or not.



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