Two-Sport Player Having Good Year In Football

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a detailed look at the individual game of two-sport student athlete Bruce Brittingham, who has the skill level 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, is excited about his future.

"I've committed to Wagner," he told us.

Brittingham suffered an injury midway through the season and said it's taking a little time to get back in the groove.

"I'm working hard," he said.

BRUCE BRITTINGHAM'S SUMMER: Bruce's summer stalled and then came to a half when he suffered a severe ankle sprain, prohibiting him to play in July and part of August in both basketball and football.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Bruce, who scored his 1,000th point in his last game of the 2010-2011 basketball season, averaged close to 19 points a game for his 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 had 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 and will take his official visit to Wagner soon.

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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