Mark Herzlich
New York GiantsNo. 58
Date of Birth: September 1 1987 (1987-09-01) (age 33)
Place of Birth: Kirkwood, MO
Height: 6 ft 4 in (2 m)Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
National Football League debut
2011 for the New York Giants
Career Highlights and Awards
  • All-American (2008)
  • 2008 All-ACC First Team
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2008)
  • Maxwell Football Club Courage Award (2009)
  • Disney Spirit Award (2009)
  • Rudy Award (2010)
  • Super Bowl champion (XLVI)
Career History
College: Boston College
Undrafted in 2011
Career stats to date

Mark Herzlich, Jr. (born September 1, 1987) is a linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Boston College.

Cancer[edit | edit source]

On May 14, 2009, Herzlich was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. He announced on September 29 of the same year that he was now cancer free. Due to the cancer, Herzlich did not play in the 2009-10 season. The next season, Herzlich returned to play but did not play to his pre-cancer form.

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