June 29, 2010

Byrd on the road to recovery

Ryan Byrd could have simply given up but that just simply isn't in his makeup.

The three-star athlete's college future was put in jeopardy after suffering a serious broken leg while playing basketball early this summer. But after surgery and weeks on crutches, Byrd begins his road to recovery today.

"It's better," Byrd said of his injury. "The staples are out and I start putting pressure on it (today). I'm still on crutches and I haven't started rehab yet. Whenever I start putting pressure on it that's when I'm going to start rehabbing it."

Byrd suffered the injury while playing in a summer league game at St. Helena High School.

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