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Maryland player suffers concussion after crashing bicycle in to bus

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The return of Maryland wide receiver will have to wait just a little longer. Tyrek Cheeseboro, a redshirt sophomore who had been playing a key role on special teams, crashed in to a bus while riding his bicycle and suffered a concussion on Tuesday. Head coach Randy Edsall listed Cheeseboro as out on the latest injury report for Maryland’s big road game at Florida State this weekend.

“He’s lucky [that it wasn't more serious],” Edsall said of the injury, via The Washington Post. “He’s lucky. He’s a fortunate young man. I think sometimes with situations like that, being an athlete, being in that kind of condition that he was in, I think that helped. But he’s very lucky.”

Cheeseboro has not played this season due to a previous concussion and other injuries.

There is no word on whether or not Cheeseboro was wearing a helmet while riding his bicycle.

Helmet sticker to CSN Baltimore.

Photo credit: Maryland Athletics

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5 Responses to “Maryland player suffers concussion after crashing bicycle in to bus”
  1. earpaniac says: Oct 3, 2013 8:34 PM

    And another entry for the weirdest sports injury list….

  2. alligatorsnapper says: Oct 3, 2013 8:51 PM

    Tyrek did well to avoid a concussion in his chosen sport to get one while riding a bicycle? I sure feel bad for him.

    His fellow Terrapins will rib him some about this, I am sure. Glad it is not too serious, but will surely make something to talk and rib him about.

  3. xlichamps says: Oct 3, 2013 9:53 PM

    Time to cut the cheeseboro! Wah-wah-wahhhh

  4. farvite says: Oct 3, 2013 9:58 PM

    Cheeseboro….. Isn’t that where dook plays?

  5. cubano76 says: Oct 4, 2013 8:58 PM

    Feel bad for the kid. But THAT IS FUNNY!!!!!!!!

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