December 24, 2013

Vinnie Sunseri shooting for spring practice

Just eight weeks after surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Vinnie Sunseri was running.

His hope is to participate during spring practice. Don't bet against him.

On Dec. 12, Sunseri was so amped about the progress he was making in his recovery that he tweeted the following: "Can't sleep so I started doing sprints up and down my hallway... Start running this week... And continuing what I started this season."

The junior safety injured his knee while covering a kickoff against Arkansas and missed the last five games of the season. With the likelihood that his defensive backfield partner Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will declare himself eligible for May's NFL Draft, the importance of Sunseri returning fully healthy rises.

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