Byrd in ICU after serious auto accident

Updated: April 21, 2009, 5:52 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MIAMI -- Former LSU receiver Demetrius Byrd remained in critical but stable condition Tuesday after a car accident in Miami, and his agent said the NFL prospect was expected to recover fully.

A person close to the Byrd family told ESPN's Joe Schad that doctors were encouraged that Byrd -- who is being evaluated for a head injury -- has attempted to open his eyes and sit up and has responded to music and questions.

Agent David Dunn said in a statement Monday that initial ...

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