University of Louisville TE Pete Nochta fights a battle off the field

08/22/2015 10:30 AM

Pete Nochta is used to battling on the football field, but now the former UofL Tight End has another fitght off the field.

Nochta recently learned he has Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, but even though it’s been diagnosed as stage 4, Nochta has been told the cancer is curable and beatable. So that is what he is focusing on.

We caught up with Nochta at the Charlie George Invitational golf tournament, an event that honors and supports several charities. Nochta told us he is feeling strong and feeling confident.

Nochta has a GoFundMe account at:


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