Wiedmer: Eric Berry shoots past the sky at Best of Preps

Eric Berry laughs as he answers a question as Stephen Hargis, left, and David Paschall listen at the Best of Preps banquet Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

The tough stuff, the emotional stuff, the stuff that everyone in the Best of Preps crowd of 1,300 people knew they'd hear former Tennessee football star Eric Berry talk about was all on display Thursday night at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Regarding his recovery from cancer to become last season's National Football League comeback player of the year, the four-time All-Pro defensive back of the Kansas City Chiefs said, "When you're healthy, it's easy to take for granted something as simple as getting out of bed or feeling the sun against your skin. But you shouldn't, because it can be taken from you in an instant."