Quarterback David Garrard additionally had a foot of his intestinal tract removed due to Crohn’s illness. The quest with Crohn’s for the 35-year-old football player for the Jacksonville Jaguars returned in 2004, when he started having awful belly discomfort after dishes.

In 2005 he mentioned to The New York Times that he had actually thought he was experiencing a belly bug as well as hung around to look for aid for 3 months. Garrard started shedding a bunch of weight (not a good idea for a football gamer) till surgical procedure and also an upkeep medicine aided transform points about. Regardless of his age as well as his Crohn’s, Garrard is still attacking the arena: The sportsmen has actually been authorized by the New York Jets for the 2013-2014 period.

David Douglas Garrard (born February 14, 1978) is a retired American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He played college football for the East Carolina University Pirates. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft, and served as the team’s starting quarterback from 2007 to 2010.