Jets' Faneca discusses life with epilepsy

Updated: May 28, 2008, 6:07 PM ET
Associated Press

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Alan Faneca remembers waking up in the middle of the night, scared and unsure of what was wrong with his body.

He was 15 and in his freshman year of high school, and his first epileptic seizure had just jolted him out of his sleep on Christmas Eve.

"It just felt like a nightmare," the New York Jets' left guard recalled Wednesday. "I was upset and crying and it just really felt like a really bad nightmare. I didn't know what was going on."

Faneca's parents rushed ...

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