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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State officials say senior baseball player Steven Spradling is lucky to be alive after a weekend skydiving accident.
The 23-year-old outfielder remained hospitalized Friday in Melbourne after suffering multiple injuries Sunday. He underwent surgery to have rods and plates inserted into his hip.
Spradling was injured after making a faster landing than normal. He was forced to adjust his fall roughly 100 feet above ground to avoid a potentially fatal collision with another skydiver.
Florida State coach Mike Martin says he's thankful Spradling survived the accident. Spradling, from Boynton Beach, will be hospitalized for a few weeks and in a wheelchair for some time during his recovery. Martin says he wasn't sure whether the injuries would be career-ending or when Spradling may be able to return to Florida State.
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The Florida State University football program received some bad news on Thursday. DE Bjoern Werner will declare for the 2013 NFL Draft. Werner will forgo his senior season with the Seminoles, coming off a very productive season where he recorded 13 sacks. The German exchange student possesses a high motor and is regarded as a power rusher.
Werner told reporters that he made his decision...
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