West Virginia University lineman Pat Eger donated the hair he’s spent three years growing to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths program. He initially started growing it as part of a dare with a friend, but decided to keep growing it and donate it to charity.

The program is a partnership between Pantene and the American Cancer Society that creates wigs for cancer patients.

In the video above, the team's mascot does the ceremonial cutting. "The best thing I could do to give back is actually give back a piece of me," Eger said.

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