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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Scary as ****. I think there was also a bad head on collision in the Arkansas game, not as bad as this one though.



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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Walker was revived on the field and a tracheotomy was performed.
    ^^^This part was crazy to hear earlier today.




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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Scary as ****. I think there was also a bad head on collision in the Arkansas game, not as bad as this one though.
    Hopefully not as bad, but the Arkansas player was also taken off the field in an Ambulance. The player was responsive. But there is no word yet on what his injury is.



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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    I just hate seeing these kind of injuries. The bodies just go lifeless and rigid. Such a scary sight

    Best wishes to him, his family and Tulane


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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Quote Originally Posted by Jordanj6502 View Post
    Hopefully not as bad, but the Arkansas player was also taken off the field in an Ambulance. The player was responsive. But there is no word yet on what his injury is.
    Right, didn't look as bad I should have said, to my completely untrained eye it atleast looked like the Arkansas player moved his legs after the hit, which is hopefully a good sign.



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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Prayers to all involved. Really bad deal.



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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Quote Originally Posted by EnglishCyclone View Post
    I just hate seeing these kind of injuries. The bodies just go lifeless and rigid. Such a scary sight

    Best wishes to him, his family and Tulane
    No offense, but hard to take you serious with Mr Bean staring at me like that.

    But yes it is sad and scary to see such a thing. Things like that remind you its just a game and very sad to see this.


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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Big props to the people that responded to him on the field for sure.



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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    I wonder if any thought was given, or if it's even an option in college football, to call a game for something like this. I mean watching a man very nearly die on the field and all, seems a little cold to cart him off and play on right away.



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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I wonder if any thought was given, or if it's even an option in college football, to call a game for something like this. I mean watching a man very nearly die on the field and all, seems a little cold to cart him off and play on right away.

    They should have. This wasn't even a case where you could say that the integrity of the game demanded that a close game be finished, or some wild claim like that. It was 35-3. Game was over.


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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Watch #18. It doesn't look that bad...until you see the slow-mo replay.

    Tulane's Devon Walker Breaks Neck - YouTube

    Thoughts and prayers to him and his family.




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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Sounds like a scholar athlete as well with his major, hope he can continue on with this.

    Walker is a senior majoring in cell and molecular biology. His brother, Raynard, told The Associated Press that their mother was watching the game on television when her son was injured.


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    Re: Tulane safety broken neck and collapsed lung

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I wonder if any thought was given, or if it's even an option in college football, to call a game for something like this. I mean watching a man very nearly die on the field and all, seems a little cold to cart him off and play on right away.
    Yeah, coaches crying, and then having to go back to coaching a few minutes later, tough to ask them to do.


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