Community helps ENMU football player diagnosed with cancer

Elliot Peters Go Fund Me

PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – A football player at a New Mexico college has been diagnosed with cancer and now the community is rallying behind him to help.

Elliot Peters was diagnosed with stage four testicular cancer. Peters is halfway done with his senior year at Eastern New Mexico University, and was supposed to start his last season as a greyhound football player this fall.

People who know him, say Peters is a good student and is a friend to everyone. His wife started a GoFundMe page to help with medical expenses, and has already raised more $8,000. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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