Maybe good fortune somewhere else in Coral Park High graduate Juwan Caesar’s life balances the wide receiver’s lack of luck with football injuries.
A foot injury cost him his freshman year at Michigan State. After transferring to FIU, he had hamstring problems in 2014, which the NCAA made him sit out anyway as a transfer even though Caesar already missed a season between Michigan State and FIU.
Now, he’ll miss at least the first two games of his one remaining season of college eligibility after arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
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The conditioning portion of FIU’s Wednesday practice got cut short when lightning was reported in the area. Coach Ron Turner seemed to regard the lightning as one does in-laws overstaying a visit, understandable after three FIU games went into extended lightning delays last year.