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Richard Collier, Former NFL Player, Reflect One Year After Career-Ending Shooting

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Richard Collier is still recovering from the aftermath of a horrific shooting that left the former NFL player paralyzed. The former standout defense player for the Jacksonville Jaguars was paralyzed below the waist after being shot six times 15 months ago. In the time since, he's undergone 15 surgeries, deals daily with medical problems both small and large, and takes over 20 separate medications every day. Despite all of that, Collier has become a joyful advocate for the disabled...Read Full Story

Richard Collier in Critical Condition After Shooting

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Quarterback Quinn Gray #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars turns to hand off the ball against the Houston Texans on December 30, 2007 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Texans won 42-28. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images Sport) Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Richard Collier is in critical condition after being shot several times early Tuesday. Collier underwent surgery at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center and is stable.Collier, 26, and former teammate Kenneth Pettway were...Read Full Story