Princeton freshman running back Chuck Dibilio is recovering at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital after suffering a stroke.
“They removed a clot in the main artery of his brain,” said his father, Chuck, Sr. “They are trying to find out what caused it, so they can prevent it in the future. As far as a long-term prognosis, we are a long way from knowing, but we appreciate all of the support Chuck has received.”
Dibilio, 19, of Nazareth, Pa., was the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, Princeton's first since 1983. Dibilio was also a first-team All-Ivy League honoree.
Dibilio set an Ivy League record for a freshman by rushing for 1,068 yards. He also scored eight touchdowns as the Tigers finished 1-9.