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EVANSTON -- Illinois captain, emotional leader and run-blocker-in-chief Nick Allegretti wins this week's award for the character he showed throughout his career, and particularly for how he handled his last moments in an Illini uniform.
Join Gordon Voit for a look at Allegretti's special day, including his memorable comments that have been retweeted hundreds of times on Twitter. In his final game at Illinois, he demonstrates the unusual lesson of embracing adversity, not avoiding it.
Hear also from his father and role model Carl Allegretti, who himself has shown extraordinary generosity and a commitment to character.