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MARCUS RIOS RUMORS & GOSSIP

After fighting off infection, UCLA’s Marcus Rios happy to be practicing again

Hoping to play in his first game in nearly two years, UCLA’s Marcus Rios couldn’t stop grinning. That wasn’t the only thing that made him look good. Fighting off a life-threatening fungal infection last year, his 5-foot-11 frame had withered down to 125 pounds. When he stood at Cal State San Bernardino on Tuesday evening after practice, he stood 60 pounds heavier. He credited...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  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

UCLA Cornerback Diagnosed with Deadly Infection

UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios will miss the college football season after he was diagnosed with a very rare, deadly fungal infection. Rios, projected to be a starting cornerback for the Bruins, originally had a sinus infection that later developed into something more serious. The infection turned into a fungal infection that was found behind his eye and between his brain. Rios said...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
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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