Former LSU football player finishes Twin City Marathon on crutches

Matt Branch, a Monroe native and former LSU football player, participated and completed the half marathon race with only one leg and on his crutches. Branch lost his left leg in a near-death experience while duck hunting in Mississippi almost four years ago. Sunday’s event was his first time running a half marathon.

Branch played football for LSU from 2008-2012. He says watching his tigers win the football game against Alabama Saturday night motivated him to complete the half marathon.
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