SPT washington07p 07/06/2009 The Blade/Lori King Tennessee Titan pro football player and Scott High School grad Nate Washington visits cancer patient Jarred Wise, 11, from Whitehouse, OH at the Ronald McDonald House in Toledo, OH. Jarred wanted to meet Nate, so his mom brought him to the house, where Nate gave him a football and told Jarred, "Right now, you're like the Michael Jordan of cancer." S3 s3nate 7.63"x6.28" color
A lot of kids grow up worshipping NFL players, but Nate Washington, a Scott High School graduate and member of the Tennessee Titans, expressed admiration for Jarred Wise, 11, when he met him Monday at the Ronald McDonald House in Toledo.
Jarred, a cancer survivor, received a football from Washington and told him that he wants to inspire other children battling cancer. Washington, who won two Super Bowl rings with the Steelers, told Jarred he was inspired by his story.