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.
— Read on www.knoe.com/2022/11/07/former-lsu-football-player-finishes-twin-city-marathon-crutches/