Finally tonight, you may remember little jack hoffman, the young nebraska football fan battling brain cancer and how he tore past the big guys to score a touchdown. Tonight an even bigger victory for... See More
Finally tonight, you may remember little jack hoffman, the young nebraska football fan battling brain cancer and how he tore past the big guys to score a touchdown. Tonight an even bigger victory for him and abc's josh elliott tells us this news. Reporter: Just might be the most memorable run in recent nebraska football history. 7-year-old jack hoffman, going 69 yards for the score. Being lifted by his heros into the air and into a nation of collective hearts. A lifelong nebraska fan, jack was diagnosed with brain cancer at the age of five. Last april, during the team's spring game, he got a chance to lead his beloved huskers onto the field. But the surprise came late in the second half when the team called that special play just for jack. I love being a real husker, super awesome. When he went on the field i let myself enjoy it. Reporter: Today came the best news yet, after 60 grueling weeks of chemotherapy, jack's cancer is now in remission. Really happy. Reporter: So are his parents. I'm incredibly proud of him. He's been very brave along the way. Reporter: Further proof of young jack's rare courage and will that make him a giant among us all. Josh elliott, abc news, new york.
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