Two-Sport Athlete Resting And Recovering

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a look at the future of two-sport student/athlete Bruce Brittingham, who is currently resting and recovering from an injury that has disrupted his busy summer schedule ...

Bruce Brittingham, a 6-foot, 190-pound football and basketball student/athlete from The Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Pennyslvania, is currently resting and recovering from a tough ankle injury he sustained over the past week.

Bruce has called off his busy plans this summer after suffering a severe ankle sprain. He has another month of recovering time slated right now.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

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

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

Connecticut, Villanova, Akron and Georgia State have shown the most interest in the sport of football while low division one schools have monitored 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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