Found April 30, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
PLAYERS: Josh Nunes
TEAMS: Stanford Cardinal
Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes was forced to retire from football Monday after previously suffering what coach David Shaw called a “freak injury” that kept him out of spring practices. Shaw said Nunes hurt himself during a workout in February before spring practices began. The school didn’t go into the details of what happened, but the AP’s Antonio Gonzalez is here to fill in the blanks. If you have a weak stomach, maybe you should stop reading. #Stanford QB Josh Nunes’ father, Tim, says his son had a “complete rupture” of right chest muscle in Feb that led to retirement today. — Antonio Gonzalez (@agonzalezAP) April 30, 2013 Josh Nunes had surgery in Feb to reattach pectoralis major tendon with screws. Had completely ripped off bone — Antonio Gonzalez (@agonzalezAP) April 30, 2013 Nunes was doing bench presses when tendon ripped off, he dropped weights on chest. His father says drop didn’t cause injury. — Antonio Gonzalez (@agonzalezAP) April 30, 2013 Horrifying. Nunes, as you...
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Photo: Getty Images Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes will not play the 2013 college football season after deciding to step in to early retirement from football. Citing medical issues as a concern, Stanford announced the news Monday via Twitter. We regret to report that senior QB Josh Nunes is medically retiring, ending his Cardinal career. Please join us w/ thx to Josh! #gostanford...
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