Ereck Plancher trial: Parents say they got justice, UCF Athletic Association plans appeal

Ereck Plancher

Ereck Plancher

Enock and Gisele Plancher, parents of University of Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher, said they felt an intense obligation to pray for hours after their legal victory.

“We had to say thank you because we got justice,” Gisele Plancher said in an exclusive interview with the Orlando Sentinel.

A jury found the UCF Athletics Association negligent in their son’s death, awarding the Plancher family $10 million in damages late Thursday night. The former Lely High School football star collapsed and died following offseason conditioning drills at the UCF football complex on March 18, 2008.

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u2cane writes:

Are they going to "pray" some of that money to their church?

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