Robinson forced to end career at Penn State

Updated: May 11, 2007, 12:19 PM ET
Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State offensive lineman Elijah Robinson's football career is over after he sustained a neck injury in spring practice.

Robinson walked off the field and was not hospitalized after the injury, but team doctor Wayne Sebastianelli discovered after examinations that Robinson was born with a tight spinal canal, team officials said.

Any impact to Robinson's head could pinch the spinal column and result in paralysis, the team said Thursday in a ...

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