In an article for The Players’ Tribune, former UGA and NFL receiver Mohamed Massaquoi talks about the injury that abruptly changed his life:
“Before I begin, I’d just like to thank a few people. I want to thank my wife for being my rock throughout this whole process, and I want to thank my family and friends for their support. To Ron Courson, Thomas Settles, Carla Williams, Bryant Gantt, and everyone at UGA who was there for me from the very beginning — thank you. I’d also like to thank Dr. Star, Dr. Howell, Dr. Seiler, Dan Acker at Georgia Hand, Shoulder, & Elbow, and Piedmont Atlanta Hospital for their great work.”
One weekend last April, I went on a trip with some friends. A few days later, my left hand had been amputated.
Here is his story: