Florida State Player Helped Raise Over $10K for Young Fan

Michael Scheerhorn helped a young girl with a rare form of cancer.
3:00 | 01/06/14

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I am here for the national title game between florida state and auburn. Should be a great one. There's already one florida state player who is already a big winner. Michael sheerhorn helped raise more than $12,000 so a young cancer patient could be here for the biggest of games and so that her dream could come true. As an offensive lineman for florida state, michael knows just how physical the game can be. But for 12-year-old jaden, a life long seminoles fan who suffered from a rare form of cancer, it is sheerhorn's strength of character that stands out. How big a fan would you say you are? Infinity times infinity. Reporter: It turns out that like jaden, sheerhorn's brother, daniel, was diagnosed with cancer at a young age. Michael saw firsthand what it means to fight the disease as a sufferer and family. My brother is lucky as can be. He's 22 years old. Thriving in college. Doing all these great things. There are people that weren't as fortunate. And lost a child, lost a brother. A son, a daughter. Something. And that changed me. Reporter: When it came to tonight's game, scheerhorn decided to give 2 of his 6 personal tickets to jaden and her mother. And to make sure expenses were taken care of, he went to the internet and started a campaign, raising over $12,000. What does it mean to you to be able to provide this? The fact that I'm in a position to do something special for somebody who has gone through the same hell that we have, it was really -- blew me away. Reporter: How excited are you going to be? Pretty excited. It's going to be really cool. Hi, jaden, how are you? Good to finally meet you. Reporter: We were there as the football player and the fan along with jaden's mom, jenny, met for the very first time here at the rose bowl. Her first seminole game. Really? Wow. Glad you got to come to this one. Reporter: What was it like to meet him? Really, really cool. I have never met y, like football players before. Like famous ones. So, like, it was really cool. It's like you have an instant connection. Reporter: There are all these people touched by this illness, similar illnesses, who are thinking about it all the time, thinking about you all the time, what does that do for you? It's sort of like uplifting and -- it makes me feel loved. Most people don't get to walk on to the rose bowl. I'm blown away that I get to do it. I'm blown away that she gets to do it. That just makes me happy. Someone else gets to feel the same happiness that I do. What a remarkable young man he is. And she is. And we do want to thank the children answer cancer center in tampa. They made this all possible. They treated michael's brother, daniel, and jaden. And thankfully, and bes of all, her chance sir now in remission. I should also note that michael sche rks rhorn is a very reluctant hero. He didn't want everybody in the locker room to think he was giving those tickets for media time. We had to draw him out. He wanted to do it to support the cancer center in part. I think we can agree without a doubt, he's earned this recognition and how, guys. You're right. Josh. So glad that he shared his story with you and us. It's going to help a lot of people.

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