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Not All College Football injuries Are from Concussions

TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston Registered User Posts: 15,588 Senior Member
"A campaign started in the hometown of a Harvard freshman who suffered a serious spinal cord injury during his debut game with the university’s football team has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the hospitalized player and his family.
Cornerback Ben Abercrombie, from Hoover, Alabama, didn’t get up from the ground after making a sideline tackle during the second quarter of Harvard’s season opener September 16 against the University of Rhode Island. He was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery to repair a fracture and take pressure off his spinal cord. "

https://www.boston.com/sports/college-sports/2017/09/28/family-of-harvard-freshman-seriously-injured-in-debut-football-game-says-his-spirit-is-strong
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