Found August 15, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Billy Donovan
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Zach Hodskins is one of the best three-point shooters in America, but isn’t receiving scholarship offers from any big-time college programs. His 60% clip isn’t enough, even though that is nearly 15-20% better than most top shooters in college. The reason is because Hodskins is missing a hand. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have a shot at playing for one of the best programs in the nation. Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan has offered Hodskins a preferred walk-on deal in Gainesville. That means Hodskins has a spot on the roster for the 2014-15 season, though he would have to pay his own way. Hodskins’s former basketball coach David Boyd confirmed the offer on Twitter: @scoutsfocus I spoke to Coach John Pelfrey of U of F, and he confirmed that Zach has been offered the preferred walk-on status. #awesome — David Boyd (@DavidBoydhoops) August 7, 2013 This is pretty extraordinary, as we haven’t seen many athletes at a high-level that have a disability like this. The first that comes to mind is Jim Abbott, who played college baseball for the University of Michigan and then was drafted by the Angels. He even pitched a no-hitter while a member of [...]
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