Practice report: Professors loved Tinsley, too

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Practice report: Professors loved Tinsley, too

erry Kill received a surprise visit on Tuesday, but a heartwarming -- and heartbreaking -- one. One of Gary Tinsley's professors, Frank Plachecki, and several of his students showed up at Kill's office with flowers, as an offering of condolence for the football players' death, and a few memories of their classmate. "They came over and told me what a tremendous asset [it was] having Gary in class, and how hard he worked on the education side of it," Kill said. "They talked about him being an entrepreneur, how he was such an inspiration in his classes. ... Fellow students, not athletes. So I think that tells a little bit about Gary Tinsley."...

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