Tenpenny in top form, fully healthy 

June, 4, 2012
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Altee Tenpenny had one request moments after his ankle was shattered in a preseason scrimmage last year. The ESPN 150 tailback looked to his mother, Shenitta Shephard, and asked her to pray.

“It was real tough at first but we tried to stay strong and encourage him,” Shephard said. “We're a very praying family. That was the first thing he asked me to do when he injured himself. He said, 'Mama, pray. Mama, pray.' So immediately that's what we started doing.”

Faith has surely helped Tenpenny's family since the injury. Returning to full form has been a long, arduous process.

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