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Cassen Jackson-Garrison: the Miracle Man

Cassen Jackson-Garrison (VM/Whitney D.)

Sunday night, August 13, Cassen Jackson-Garrison wasn't feeling well. The pain in his side hurt enough to seek medical attention. He was having an appendicitis, and he would need an appendectomy immediately. The starting tailback on Vanderbilt's football team would be having surgery less than three weeks prior to the first football game of the season. CJG did not want to miss the Michigan game.

"I was really upset when this came on and I thought I wouldn't be able to come back," Cassen Jackson-Garrison said. "I worked hard and did extra things to help me come back for this game. Getting to play against Michigan is very exciting." When Jackson-Garrison first found out he would need surgery, he knew there would be a chance he would miss the first week for sure and possibly two or three... Recommended Stories