In this Sept. 25, 2006, file photo, New Orleans Saints’ Steve Gleason blocks a punt which the Saints ran in for the first score of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in the Louisiana Superdome. The former Washington State University football player now has Lou Gehrig’s disease, and politicians have proposed he receive the Congressional Gold Medal for his advocacy work.
In this Sept. 25, 2006, file photo, New Orleans Saints’ Steve Gleason blocks a punt which the Saints ran in for the first score of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in the Louisiana Superdome. The former Washington State University football player now has Lou Gehrig’s disease, and politicians have proposed he receive the Congressional Gold Medal for his advocacy work. MICHAEL DeMOCKER AP
In this Sept. 25, 2006, file photo, New Orleans Saints’ Steve Gleason blocks a punt which the Saints ran in for the first score of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in the Louisiana Superdome. The former Washington State University football player now has Lou Gehrig’s disease, and politicians have proposed he receive the Congressional Gold Medal for his advocacy work. MICHAEL DeMOCKER AP

Our Voice: Ex-WSU football standout deserving of congressional medal

April 16, 2018 03:47 PM