Just killing it

Golden Gophers coach turned his public seizure into a teaching moment

Updated: August 22, 2013, 2:26 PM ET
By Rick Reilly | ESPN.com

It should take you about three minutes to read this.

That's how long the worst of Jerry Kill's epileptic seizures last -- arms and legs spasming, eyes rolling up, jaw clenching.

Imagine that for these three minutes. Imagine every muscle of your body firing out of control and there's nothing you can do about it.

"You feel like you were in a car wreck afterwards," says Kill, the University of Minnesota football coach. "I've never seen a seizure. And I don't want to see ...

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