Baylor quarterback Seth Russell will not play the rest of this season after breaking a bone in his neck against Iowa State. Russell had successful surgery, though, and was visited by perhaps the greatest Baylor Bear ever shortly after.

Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy in 2011 at Baylor. Though Russell wasn’t pegged as a favorite to win the award, his 29 touchdown throws to just six interceptions at the time of his injury were impressive nonetheless. Here’s to hoping Russell makes a full recovery.

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Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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