DETROIT -- Balaal Hollings survived a bullet that remains lodged in his brain, yet still hopes to fulfill his dream of playing college football.
Doctors have told Hollings that that isn't likely, but he figures theyve been wrong before and notes, "God is in charge."
Hollings also was told hed never walk or talk again. He's doing both now and plans to attend either Eastern Michigan or Wayne State in January.
Hollings will undergo another surgery next week at Detroit Medical Centers Sinai-Grace Hospital, where on April 8 he arrived in a speeding ambulance with little chance to live after a ricochet shot blew away part of his skull at a house party in Detroit.
Theyre replacing part of my skull with titanium, Hollings said.
He took off his Tigers baseball cap to expose the wound to Detroit All-Stars Torii Hunter and Prince Fielder, who met with Hollings in the clubhouse at Comerica Park over the weekend.
Balaal took that hat off and it was like, Man! Hunter said while pursuing h...