FSU football: Impact of Destyn Hill injury keeping him out of spring practice

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Injury Could Slow Hill's Development

As I mentioned, Hill was already behind the curve last fall because he couldn't enroll last spring, plus, he hadn't played real football for two years. Hill worked out with some folks back home, but it's not the same as working out in a top-notch college strength and conditioning program. However, he came into fall camp in much better shape than anticipated and got on the field as a freshman. The injury sustained during the season could have been a result of his body going that long without the level of physical exertion that happens in a college setting.

That injury delayed his development as he rehabbed and couldn't practice. That's why this spring was so important for Hill, as he planned to maximize the time to get caught up on his development arc. This current injury means he'll miss a ton more practice reps and will spend time rehabbing instead. It's not his fault because injuries happen, but it's not ideal.