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UT's Cheatham Norrils hospitalized, may not play this year

Norrils  (Source: UT Athletics) Norrils (Source: UT Athletics)
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

University of Toledo football player Cheatham Norrils is not currently practicing with the Rockets.

Norrils, a St. John's High School alum, is recovering after being treated for symptoms of viral meningitis and pneumonia.

Norrils spent several days in the hospital and lost almost 20 pounds, according to his father .

Norrils has returned to the University of Toledo and is attending team meetings, but still cannot lift weights or practice with the team.

Head Coach, Matt Campbell tells us that a determination on Norrils's playing status this year hasn't been made.

Norrils was scheduled to a starter at Defensive Back for the Rockets this season.

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