October 12, 2007

Fox back stronger than ever

As soon as Chris Fox hit the turf during the spring game last April, it seemed as though everyone inside Alumni Stadium knew that the injury was bad. When teammates and coaches reached him and saw his mangled ankle, they immediately waved for the medical staff to take a look at him.

But perhaps the calmest person in all the hubbub was the redshirt freshman himself.

"Amazingly enough, I was not in any pain, which I thought was a little funny," said Fox with a wry smile. "But I knew something was wrong and it kind of hit me when I was sitting there. I was just thinking 'How long is this going to take?' I knew I was going to come back. I'm not one to give up on anything very quickly. But it's really the first injury I've ever had, it was the first bone I've broken and first time I've had anything serious."

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