FOS-TV: DE Jerome Hayes

Nittany Lion talks about perspective, rehab, Sean Lee and the '09 season in this one-on-one interview with

Each year, the Penn State football team offers tours of Lasch Building to children and young adults who have been impacted by cancer. The event is run in conjunction with the school's popular THON fundraiser.

And every year, the Nittany Lions who take part in the tours talk about the perspective they gain from spending time with the kids.

Nobody has a better feel for that than defensive end Jerome Hayes. Hayes sustained season-ending knee injuries during the 2008 and 2009 campaigns, each requiring more than nine months of rehab.

He is currently on the mend from the most recent injury, a torn left ACL. Yet when the team held the tours Saturday, Hayes was right in the middle of it all, taking 9-year-old cancer survivor Jada Felciano and her family through the facilities.

Afterward, we caught up with Hayes. See what he had to say.

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