Faith on the field

“Linebacker’s faith pulls him through tough spot” Indianapolis Recorder. February 1, 2012.

Gary Brackett’s life reads like a movie. He was a walk-on at Rutgers University; yet by his senior year he was named defensive captain and won the team’s defensive MVP [Most Valuable Player] honors.

The linebacker went undrafted in 2003, but was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as a free agent. What should have been the beginning of the happiest times in his life was the beginning of the most tragic.

During a 17-month span, Brackett lost his mother, father, and brother. . . . What got him through? His faith in God.

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