A Life-Changer: Pitt's Derrick Burns Endures Medical Issues

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A Life-Changer: Pitt's Derrick Burns Endures Medical Issues
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Derrick Burns was entering the prime of his college football career. He had just completed his second year at Pitt and was in contention for the starting fullback job after spring practice ended in April. He also had rediscovered his love for the game after two difficult years under former coaches Todd Graham and Dave Wannstedt. Then, in an instant, it was all taken away.

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