Comments for: Belcher battled his way into football at UMaine, and the NFL

Posted Dec. 01, 2012, at 4:45 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 02, 2012, at 7:27 a.m.

Jovan Belcher, the 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs linebacker and former UMaine player who police said shot his girlfriend and himself dead on Saturday, had fought his way into the National Football League the hard way. The Long Island, New York, native was a talented and versatile high school player at …

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