Incoming Cal LB suffers serious spinal cord injury

BERKELEY (AP) — California incoming freshman linebacker Chris Fatilua has suffered a serious spinal cord injury.

Fatilua’s family issued a statement through the school on Tuesday. The family says the injury stemmed from an accident Monday afternoon in San Diego and that Fatilua’s long-term prognosis is unknown.

The family says its appreciative of the support and asks for privacy to focus on recovery.

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Cal coach Justin Wilcox says the school will support Fatilua in “every way possible” now and when he is able to come to Berkeley.

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Fatilua was set to join the program this summer.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Sports


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