July 15, 2011

Injury behind him, Braun ready for football

Jeff Braun is more than anxious to get back on the field and hit someone.

Due to offseason shoulder surgery Braun was forced to sit out the entirety of spring drills, but after receiving clearance to return to full football activities, the redshirt junior is ready to get the pads popping this fall.

"One that that this has taught me being injured is how much I love this sport. You get back in here, and when you come to a collegiate program sometimes you lose sight of that," he said. "I'll be the first to admit, there were times when I was like should I even be here? Is this what's for me? But then when you're injured, you realize you still have that fire for the game."

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