Noah Roberts scored a touchdown and touched some hearts on the final play of the April 20 East Carolina University Spring Football game.
Roberts is 8-years-old. He has Neurofibromatosis, a neurological condition that causes tumors to grow throughout the nervous system. He has endured surgeries to remove tumors from his brain and spinal cord. Roberts will continue medical studies to search for additional tumors.
Roberts’ sister Whitney of Wilmington is a student at ECU.
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Video produced by Brian Meador and Greg Pierce, ECU Athletics.