Pitt FB Derrick Burns hospitalized, stable


Pitt backup fullback Derrick Burns was hospitalized Tuesday and is in stable condition with an undisclosed medical condition, the school announced in a statement.

Burns was complaining of headaches at his home and taken to the hospital, where he is undergoing further evaluation.

The redshirt sophomore has played in one game, the BBVA Compass Bowl against SMU. He is competing with Mark Giubilato for the starting fullback position.