Rex Culpepper diagnosed with testicular cancer, will undergo chemotherapy

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on March 23, 2018 at 11:16 pm Contact Billy: wmheyen@syr.edu | @Wheyen3 UPDATED: March 24, 2018 at 9:49 a.m.Syracuse quarterback and special-teams player Rex Culpepper has been diagnosed with testicular cancer and has undergone immediate surgery, per his Instagram.The caption on the Instagram post reads: “#100 hours of treatment coming soon (over the next 10 weeks.) I hope to be back in ‘Cuse next week.”In the post, Culppeper wrote he will undergo 10 weeks of chemotherapy due to the cancer spreading to lymph nodes in his abdomen. He added his condition is “highly treatable.”Culpepper missed Syracuse’s last two spring practices, according to syracuse.com.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textCulpepper completed his redshirt freshman season for Syracuse in the fall. The Tampa, Florida native played in four games as a quarterback. He also spent time on the kickoff return team for the Orange. Commentslast_img