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Tyler Greenawalt | NCAA.com | September 15, 2015

Duke coach sends injured Pitt RB a 'Get Well Soon' letter

  Pittsburgh running back James Conner had season-ending knee surgery after tearing his MCL in Week 1.

Duke football coach David Cutcliffe took class to a whole new level after sending an ACC rival a personal "Get Well Soon" letter.

James Conner, who is one of the best running backs in the country, suffered a season ending injury in Week 1 after tearing his MCL against Youngstown State. Soon after, Conner received a letter from Cutcliffe where the Blue Devil coach wished Conner luck in his recovery and said he admired Conner's spirit, talent and competitiveness.

Pittsburgh travels to Durham to play Duke on Nov. 14.

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