It takes a special person to deal with what Zack Darlington has gone through during the past four years.Not because he suffered two concussions in 2013, one resulting in him being knocked unconscious on a sideline in South Carolina and being air-lifted to a nearby hospital.Not because he needed therapy to overcome a speech impediment that was a direct result of the two concussions.No, the former Apopka star would still realize a life-long goal of playing college football. That to Darlington was plenty enough. He didn’t, however, do it as a quarterback. That day in Duncan, S.C., was the next to last time he would play the position he loved in an official game. He also saw mop-up duty for Nebraska in the 2016 Music City Bowl against Tennessee.But that didn’t matter to him. He loved the game far more.He’d be the first to tell you he could probably still play quarterback, but that part of his life is history. Relegated to duties as a place-kicking holder, Darlington relished his opportunity to just get on the field. Many players would have transferred, looking for another option so they could play quarterback. For Darlington, it wasn’t about that, even though when… Read full this story
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