Thursday, September 8, 2011
Video: In the huddle with Jeff Baca
By Peter Yoon
Offensive lineman Jeff Baca returned to practice with the team this week after sitting out all but one day of spring practice and all of training camp while recovering from a broken ankle that required surgery.
Baca sat out all of last season because of academic ineligibility and practiced sparingly because of a stress fracture in his foot. A 13-game starter in 2009 and an eight-game starter in 2008, he may be available to play Saturday against San Jose State.
Here, he talks about the injury, the recovery, returning to practice, being eligible to play and how cool the X-rays were: