Originally posted on Pitt Blather  |  Last updated 11/10/11
I cannot think of a season where I have been so distracted almost every week by other issues in college football. Then it is Saturday and gametime. The brief respite from everything else. Ryan Turnley. Dude. …center Ryan Turnley, who has plantar fasciitis in both feet. The condition is defined as acute inflammation of a thick band of tissue on the bottom of the foot that often results from overuse. Rest usually provides the best relief. Turnley’s feet hurt so bad that he hasn’t practiced in the days leading up to the past three games, but there is never a question that he will play. “It makes everybody else kind of suck it up,” quarterback Tino Sunseri said. “If they get hit, they look at Turnley and keep moving forward.” Turnley, a redshirt junior, said when the game begins, he forgets about the pain. “I just go out there and put it out of your mind for a couple of hours and get some treatment during the week,” he said. So glad he has a high tolerance for pain. The back-up center...
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