Two-Sport Athlete Hopes For Solid Summer

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a detailed look at the individual game and future of two-sport student/athlete Bruce Brittingham, who has the ability to play both basketball and football ...

Bruce Brittingham, a 6-foot, 190-pound football and basketball student/athlete from The Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Pennyslvania, hopes to make progress in both sports this summer.

Bruce, who scored his 1,000th point in his last game of the 2010-2011 season, averaged close to 19 points a game.

He is more skilled in the sport of football and has a nice list of schools involved in his recruiting process as mentioned below.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Connecticut, Villanova, Akron and Georgia State have shown the most interest in the sport of football while low division one schools have have kept an eye on Bruce's basketball skills. Brittingham has already unofficially visited the campus of Connecticut for football.

WHAT HIS AAU BASKETBALL COACH MATT PAULS THINKS ABOUT BRUCE BRITTINGHAM'S ATHLETIC CAREER:

"Bruce is also an effective basketball player, landing some low division one looks. He works very hard. He is a tough competitor worker who improves each practice and game. He has the heart of a lion.

"Bruce competes much bigger than his size. He's on the glass a lot, battling for loose balls against the bigger bodies in the paint and scoring near the lip of the rim."


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