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Inspirational prospect

Donnie Tyndall

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One of America's most inspiring young athletes is checking out Tennessee's basketball program this week. Nick Rogers had three fingers on his right hand essentially severed in a lawnmower accident two summers ago. Surgeons managed to re-attach two, leaving him with just half of his middle finger. Given the severity of the injury, returning to the basketball floor appeared to be a pipe dream... Recommended Stories