Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, August 20, 2014

Here's one of the most touching ALS Ice Bucket Challenges Big Ten fans will see. Former Penn State and NFL linebacker Tim Shaw, 30, revealed he has ALS in his Ice Bucket Challenge video, posted to Watch the video in this post.

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"A year ago, I was playing NFL football," Shaw said in the video, wearing a Penn State 'Team Ream' shirt. "I've recently been diagnosed with ALS. I'm here today to stand up and fight with of all you against this disease."

Powerful. Best of luck to Shaw in his battle.

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Yes, Shaw challenged first-year Penn State football coach James Franklin to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

About Brent Yarina senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men's basketball for He writes the popular uniform feature "Clothes Call," which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina's RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.