RIP Chris Gedney

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javadoc

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Nothing really to add. This news is making me very sad
Adding my favorite memory of him, as a fan.

Syracuse vs. West Virginia. Graves drills the WV goon on the helmet (well deserved, no penalty, justice!), then throws the TD to Gedney, who makes an amazing adjustment to catch the pass. My voice is permanently shifted down a semitone from that game.
 

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Adding my favorite memory of him, as a fan.

Syracuse vs. West Virginia. Graves drills the WV goon on the helmet (well deserved, no penalty, justice!), then throws the TD to Gedney, who makes an amazing adjustment to catch the pass. My voice is permanently shifted down a semitone from that game.
I learned a lot about West Virginia fans that day. I was sitting in the corner on the same side but at the end away from the riot and ensuing TD, but the stadium turned from a happy place to an angry place very quickly.

Graves started the melee that got a couple of their good defensive players ejected from the game, then created a lot of drama before Gedney for the win. I only met him one time and love the guy he was and became, but that day created the memory of him I'll carry with me. I was there with someone that worked for me, proudly wearing my new Syracuse sweatshirt in a sea of Mountaineers. As we left, I got shoved around by separate angry WVU fans that felt the game was stolen from them. Good times, good times...
 

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I didn’t realize Gedney lived with ulcerative colitis. My Dad developed that when he was around age 40. It’s a huge lifestyle adjustment having to live with a colostomy bag.
 
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