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FSU RB Mario Pender Reportedly Suffered Collapsed Lung During Tuesday's Practice

Mario Pender of FSU at practice.


The Florida State Seminoles can breathe deep knowing that resdshirt junior running back Mario Pender will fully recover and could return to practice as soon as next week after suffering a collapsed lung Tuesday during practice. 

According to, Pender suffered the injury Tuesday after bumping into an offensive lineman on a run play. Once he began having trouble breathing, Pender was taken to the hospital. 

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The shifty ball carrier is expected to make a full recovery, and could even be ready to go for FSU's October 3 meeting with Wake Forest.