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Texas safety giving up football

Posted on: September 26, 2011 12:43 pm
Edited on: September 26, 2011 12:43 pm
 
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Nolan Brewster is a backup safety for the Texas Longhorns who suffered a concussion during Texas' win against UCLA last weekend. It was not the first time Brewster has suffered a concussion, as he says he's had a history of them along with post-traumatic migraines since he was in high school. This latest concussion, though, Brewster is hoping it will be his last.

The Longhorns announced on Monday that Brewster was giving up football.

“We’re disappointed for Nolan, and I know it was a really difficult decision for him and his family,” said head coach Mack Brown. “I’ve known him since he was a little kid and know he loves this place and playing football for Texas, so this is a tough deal, but his health is the most important thing.”

Brewster had played in all three games for the Longhorns this year, and has played in 30 games in his career. Mack Brown has said that Brewster will remain a part of the Texas program and help the staff.

Brewster is the son of former Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster.
Comments

Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: September 26, 2011 3:37 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

Where did you learn how to read? Mack Brown said he was disappointed "for" him, not "in" him. Pendejo.



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: September 26, 2011 3:17 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

tdaison,

You need to brush up on these two:
1) Reading Comprehension 101. ("disappointed for" and "disappointed in" are entirely different)
2) Ethics 101 (No explanation needed for this).



Since: Oct 15, 2007
Posted on: September 26, 2011 3:16 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

Good choice Nolan!  I know it is hard and hurtful to set your dream aside, but sometimes when a door is closed, another is opened leading to great things in life.  Also Hats of to Mack Brown for keeping Nolan as part of the program and allowing him to assist with the staff!



Since: Jul 16, 2008
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:58 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

My comment was intended for tdaison



Since: Jul 16, 2008
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:57 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

Your a sorry excuse for a human being and a have no appreciation of athletic sacrifice. 



Since: Oct 26, 2008
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:43 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

tdaison,


Way to stay classy.  You are talking about a kid, with a history of head injuries - yeah that's hilarious.  I root for my team to win, but never for a kid to get hurt, or have to give up the game.

No matter how much I hate another team, (even OU), there is no way  that:

1) I would ever laugh, cheer for, or wish a career ending injury on anyone;
2) That any fan of sports in general would ever wish the same;
3) Or that any decent human being would ever wish the same.

You are obviously none of the above.



Since: Mar 8, 2011
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:40 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

"Disappointed for him" vs. "disappointed in him".  Somewhere there's another Bama alum wishing you would stop contriubting to the stereotype.

Tough break for the TX kid. At least he's smart enough to get out before he ends up getting knocked around more. He could end up posting things like TDAISON just did.



Since: Sep 15, 2011
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:34 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

I'm not a Bama fan, but I would never post such a sorry comment, I hate to see any player leave the game  due to injuries, no matter what team they play for.


TDAISON
Since: Mar 9, 2008
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:21 pm
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Since: Nov 18, 2007
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:16 pm
 

Texas safety giving up football

ark- One would hope he keeps his scholarship.


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