Another College Football Player, Who Suffered Multiple Concussions, Dies

Lost amid the tragic news of the suicide of Kosta Karageorge, the former Ohio State University football player, and its potential connection to multiple concussions was another story that flew much further below the radar.

Former University of Richmond football player Kurt Schmitz, who had been an advocate for concussion safety, turned up dead the last weekend in November.KENTUCKY2010 068

Schmitz suffered had four concussions as a freshman, effectively ending his college career. Schmitz, reportedly, hid the first three concussions from the staff.

While the authorities do not expect the cause of death to be suicide, a coroner’s report is forthcoming.

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