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MARCUS RIOS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rios ready to go toe-to-toe with CFB's best WRs after beating illness

You may have heard the story of Marcus Rios by now. A few days ago, the UCLA cornerback made an interception in the end zone against California to save a two-point win for the Bruins in the final minute of play. Coach Jim Mora gave Rios the game ball, marking the first time during Mora's tenure with the Bruins that he had made such a move. Rios nearly died of an extremely rare...
Via Fox Sports West
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios had history of beating odds before game-saving INT in Bruins' win

One year ago, when he was in a hospital bed instead of on the football field, Marcus Rios' game-saving moment was one he thought he might never have. It's easy to point to UCLA's three turnovers and say that they were the story in Saturday's win over California. Or you could say that UCLA's first win at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley in 16 years was the...
Via Fox Sports West
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: This questionable INT helped UCLA beat Cal

With time running out and UCLA up by two points, this happened….. UCLA beat Cal 36-34 after a late interception by Marcus Rios was upheld: http://t.co/nXXCTF7z5d http://t.co/6Uqdz2quJv — Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday) October 18, 2014 What do you think?
Via The Student Section
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA CB Marcus Rios To Miss 2013 Season With deadly Fungal Infection

UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios had dreams of shutting down Pac 12 wide receivers and locking horns with USC wide receiver Marqise Lee. Rios now will be in for the fight of his life. The L.A. Times is reporting that Rios will miss six months and probably the whole season with a rare and deadly fungus infection in his sinus area. Rios reportedly has undergone six surgeries to remove the...
Via Thacover2
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
GET WELL SOON

UCLA CB has deadly infection

UCLA's projected starting cornerback, Marcus Rios, will miss the season with a rare life threatening fungal infection. 

Via Gamedayr
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA DB Marcus Rios has rare, deadly infection

UCLA defensive back Marcus Rios is out six months and likely the season because he is battling a rare sinus infection. Rios has undergone six surgeries since October for the infection, the Los Angeles Times reports. They say he will have another operation in two weeks. Rios told The Times’ Chris Foster how deadly the disease can be. “It started as a sinus infection last October...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA CB Rios to miss Arizona State game

UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios will undergo a sinus procedure this week and will miss Saturdays game against Arizona State. Rios, a freshman, has been suffering from migraine headaches for three weeks. He has had similar sinus problems in the past. The Bruins have used Rios in five games as a backup to starters Aaron Hester and Sheldon Price, both seniors. Fabien Moreau, another...
Via Fox Sports West
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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