Action Sports Spotlight - Clarence Megwa

By Brendan O'Reilly

July 22, 2010 Updated Jan 6, 2009 at 10:46 PM EDT

"Yea I was getting text messages and phone calls from people saying Clarence what's wrong, I heard you were dead. All these rumors that I was in a hospital bed and I'm like I'm fine my leg is broken that's all I'm really worried about right now."
In the hospital after breaking his leg in a game against Clemson, Clarence's condition got more serious when he developed a fatty embolism and was placed in a medically induced coma the junior wide receiver lost 30 pounds while recovering but the hardest part was simply turning on the TV.
"It was actually the day that I woke up from a coma was the Notre Dame game. I was watching a game on TV. Just seeing everybody on the field I got teary eyed. I didn't tell anybody that before."
When Clarence watches NFL games he has a few former teammates to keep track of non-more notable than his former quarterback in NFL offense and rookie of the year Matt Ryan.
"Whatever it is Matt has it. The it factor some people call it. He's a great leader on the field. Talking to him before he left for the draft he told me if he had a choice he liked to stay in the league for three or four years and then become a starter. He really didn't want to jump right into it but obviously that's not your choice."
Another NFL story that has made what connection is his coach Jeff Jagodzinski. Coach Jags was allegedly told he would be fired if he interviewed with the New York Jets. If that's true Meg will soon have the third head coach at Boston College in four years. But he says his team is ready for what ever may happen.
" I don't see there being a problem whatever the coaching situation may be within the near future. We'll still have the same offense. It won't change at all, it's passing ready for us."

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