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Bolden probable for PSU; plus check out what doctors look for with concussions
October 25, 2010 - Cory Giger
Penn State quarterback Rob Bolden is listed as probable for this week's game against Michigan, and no injury was specified in the school's official pregame press release Monday night. Bolden suffered what appeared to be concussion-like symptoms and was pulled from Saturday's game at Minnesota.
Be sure to check Thursday's Mirror for an explanation of what exactly goes into evaluating a player who has had a concussion.
I visited St. Francis University on Monday and was administered the same ImPACT baseline concussion screening tests that are given to athletes across the country. Athletes take these tests when healthy, then are tested again after a concussion to compare the results. I will detail Thursday what goes into the procedure and what doctors are looking for to determine when an athlete who has suffered a concussion is able to play again.