O.J. Brigance to be honorary game captain for AFC championship game

Ravens senior advisor of player development to be on the field for coin toss

By Aaron Wilson

The Baltimore Sun

12:11 PM EST, January 18, 2013


Ravens senior advisor to player development O.J. Brigance will serve as an honorary game captain for Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.

Brigance will be on the field for the coin toss prior to kickoff at Gillette Stadium.

Brigance is bravely battling Lou Gehrig's Disease and is in a wheelchair.

He still comes to work every day at the Ravens' training complex and delivers inspirational messages to the players.

Brigance has a charitable foundation devoted to research of Lou Gehrig's Disease at www.brigancebrigade.org