Found April 28, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: Marcus Rios
TEAMS: UCLA Bruins

Instead of enjoying his college years, UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios is dealing with a rare and deadly fungal infection that will probably sideline him for the year.

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