Young Huskers Fan, Known for Touchdown Run, Winning Cancer Battle

By ABC

Published 10/08 2013 01:42PM

Updated 10/08 2013 01:45PM

(OMAHA, Neb.) The young Nebraska boy who made headlines after running a 69-yeard touchdown during a Nebraska spring football game is in the news again.

Jack Hoffman, 8, was battling brain cancer at the time. Now, his family says after 60 weeks of chemotherapy, the boy's cancer is in remission.

Jack, a huge fan of the Huskers, won an ESPY award and even met President Obama after the video of his touchdown run went viral.

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