Utah QB Travis Wilson medically cleared to play

Report: Junior Utah QB Travis Wilson has been medically cleared to resume playing football.  Wilson’s 2013 campaign ended after a concussion in November.  Tests revealed a then-undisclosed pre-existing head injury, one severe enough for Utes coach Kyle Whittingham to say could be “career-ending.”

Multiple CT scans reveal that Wilson now has stabilized.  When Wilson heard of the news he shared,

“I’m happy I’ve been cleared to play again.  My condition is stable and the neurosurgeon predicted it will remain stable in the future … I feel totally comfortable about returning to football and full contact. I believe I’ve been playing with this condition for awhile and never even knew about it. I’m going to keep playing just the way I’ve always played.”

Coach Whittingham said, “Obviously, it’s great news that Travis has been medically cleared to play football again.  Travis’ health was our No. 1 concern and we’re relieved for him and his family that he is OK.”