Former NFL QB Alex Smith Shares Heartbreaking Family News

Smith's three-year-old daughter Sloane  battling a brain tumor. 

The onetime No. 1 overall pick and current ESPN analyst posted on   

Instagram about the health crisis he and his family have been 

On May 10th, Sloane was rushed to the ER with stroke-like symptoms," 

Smith wrote "She had an MRI and the doctors quickly informed us she  

had a large brain tumor and needed an emergency craniotomy. 

The 10 hour procedure was the most excruciating time of our lives. 

A clock has never moved so slowly. The incredible neurosurgeons  

@stanfordchildrens did a miraculous job and were able to remove 100% of  

the tumor." Smith went on to admit that he and his family

 are still dealing with a lot of uncertainty, but seeing their 

All we know is what is most important—and that’s SLOANE," he said. 

She has healed from surgery. Back to her bubbly self. Singing, 

dancing, laughing and feeling good." Alex Smith has already been