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Rob Gronkowski credits head trauma for early retirement

Rob Gronkowski credits head trauma for early retirement

By Matt Boecker | August 28, 2019

DeKALB — Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spoke out about his retirement and why he decided to walk away from football at only 29 in March of 2019.During his playing career, Gronkowski was one of the most dominant tight ends in football....

Better late than never: Harnish drafted as Mr. Irrelevant

Better late than never: Harnish drafted as Mr. Irrelevant

By Jimmy Johnson | April 29, 2012

It was an unusual homecoming in Bluffton, Ind. for Chandler Harnish this weekend. The former NIU quarterback didn’t head home for a family party, or to see an old friend. It was the NFL Draft, and Harnish wanted to spend this important moment in his...

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