South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani, who was injured in that horrible amusement park accident this summer, has resumed running and doing a little kicking with the team.
South Florida kicker kicker Maikon Bonani made his first appearance since his 35-foot fall that left him with a cracked vertebra. "I'm blessed," said Bonani. "It is a pretty long fall. Only to have a broken bone, it's pretty amazing."
South Florida coach Jim Leavitt confirmed that kicker Maikon Bonani is expected to miss the season and redshirt while he recovers from his horrible fall at Busch Gardens.
South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani has been fitted with a back brace but will not require surgery to repair a cracked vertebra.Â Bonani's recovery time is six-to-eight weeks.Â
ESPN.com's Brian Bennett is speculating that the serious injury suffered by South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani could cause him to miss the season.
South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani was hospitalized following a 35-foot fall while he was working at Busch Gardens. Coach Jim Leavitt deemed him fine, saying, "The main thing here is that he didn't die. He isn't paralyzed. The most important thing is his health."