BEN UTECHT RUMORS & GOSSIP

The brain or a game, former player Utecht asks

EDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memory loss. Utecht is now a national speaker, concussion advocate, and musician. --- I knew Junior Seau. He was one of the truly great...
Via Associated Press
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former TE Ben Utecht delivers musical message

Concussions drove Ben Utecht out of pro football five years ago. He fears that the effects from the hits he took as a tight end for four NFL seasons, and for four years before that at the University of Minnesota, will have a significant impact on his future health. Now a singer-songwriter and in-demand speaker, Utecht wanted to ensure that his family will always remember him as a...
Via Associated Press
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL Tight End Ben Utecht Writes Song for Daughters

Ben Utecht is a talented young man. At just 33 years old, he’s already on to his second profession as a singer/songwriter. Normally, this is where the story would go into Utecht’s upbringing around music and how it was a passion for him, but this story is far different than the norm. Utecht is a former NFL tight end. He started his career catching passes from Peyton Manning as...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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