Young Cornhusker fan's cancer is in remission

  • Updated: October 7, 2013 - 5:45 PM

ATKINSON, Neb. – The young boy with cancer whose touchdown run at the Nebraska spring football game was viewed by millions on the Internet is in remission, his father said Monday. Jack Hoffman, now 8, captured the hearts of Nebraska football fans when, with the players’ help, he ran 69 yards to score during April’s intrasquad game. His scamper was viewed nearly 8.4 million times on YouTube and replayed on national TV. The video also won an ESPY award as the “Best Moment.”

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