Ex-Spuds player making most of his second chance with football
FARGO, ND- This winter, former Moorhead High School linebacker Eric Dowling was messing with his newly acquired stethoscope while studying with his buddies.
The 24-year-old University of North Dakota medical student learned a tough lesson. He had a damaged heart.
“Some people in medical school run across being able to diagnose yourself with certain diseases,” Dowling said. “I actually found out that I was born with a valve defect in my heart.”
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