Monday, October 16, 2006

Bill Curry on Playing Hurt

Great article on playing hurt, and this from Curry on an incident at Georgia Tech

Lesson three: The definition of small hurts may differ from coach to player.

As a junior at Georgia Tech, I broke my right hand. It was injected with Novocain and I played linebacker until the cast could be removed. I then proceeded back to center, deadened hand and all, to Knoxville, Tenn. There I set the Neyland Stadium record for the long snap. The ball sailed 35 yards, over punter Billy Lothridge's head, and into our end zone. My young wife, Carolyn, who was in attendance, burst into tears. She never watched another punt snap in her life.