Team Jack News

Team Jack News

By Katy Glover / World-Herald staff writer

Doctors initially hoped the white spot on Jack Hoffman’s latest MRI was nothing.


Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy performed at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 25th in front of nearly 10,000 to benefit pediatric brain cancer.


Members of the Husker football team helped battle pediatric brain cancer Sunday morning in the Uplifting Athletes Run in Lincoln that raised $30,000.

"Today we were humbly reminded that when your child has an inoperable brain tumor, that anything can happen at any point in time."

The lights dimmed. A piano melody began its crescendo. Snapshots of Memorial Stadium flashed on the screen at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Someone in the crowd of about 7,500 whispered, “You think it’s Jack?”

“Oh, it has to be.”

The 7-year-old cancer patient who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's spring football game has yet another fan – President Barack Obama.