One fan didn't stop writing after player injured

Danielle Fink
Created: 11/29/2006 6:10:45 PM
Updated:11/29/2006 6:11:31 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio State football fan was worried a player with a spinal cord injury would eventually stop getting letters of support from fans.
So Heath Schneider made sure that didn't happen.

He has sent Tyson Gentry a letter every week for more than seven months.

The walk-on punter and receiver broke his neck during an April scrimmage and lost the ability to move his lower body.

He uses a wheelchair.

Gentry says Schneider's letters have encouraged him