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The football team has had the back of Tyson Brown, and his son Brody

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The support from the WSU community for assistant strength coach Tyson Brown's son Brody has been heart warming to say the least. Last December we learned of Brody's battle with leukemia, right around the time the Cougs were going to El Paso for the Sun Bowl. KXLY's Sarah Wheeler has an uplifting feature that sheds some light on what the family has gone through, and what the support means to them.

Brody came down with a fever at the end of October, and never managed to get back to full health. When the family went to the hospital in November, they got the bad news. However, Tyson's first reaction was that to fight, which is exactly what Brody has done. The Cougs are fighting for him too, and their rally for Brody after the Sun Bowl win was touching.

"Talk about tugging at a mom's heart. They just rallied around Brody. I saw the video of them after the game," Kinzie said. “I saw the video of them after the game just chanting for Brody. To have those kids after they just win this bowl game, and they were cheering on my son after they won a bowl game, just touched my heart. They were so selfless."

I can't imagine much harder things for a family to go through, so it's awesome to see this response from the team. A member of their family took a pretty big shot, but they've been at his side, doing what they can.

I fully recommend reading Wheeler's piece, and of course, I wish only the best to the Brown family.



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