University of Pittsburgh reserve fullback Derrick Burns suffered a career-ending stroke, his father told a local television station. Dan Burns told KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, "Found a mass, a blood clot in the back of his head, and a small one on the left side which caused a stroke and left his right side weak." Derrick Burns, 20, played in one game during his collegiate career. The redshirt sophomore was expected to battle for the starting fullback job this fall.
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