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Details of QB's last days revealed

A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during an impromptu late-evening fishing trip had a number of alcoholic drinks on the day he died and told relatives in two final frantic phone calls that he believed he was being followed, according to police reports. Jennifer Finnerty told investigators that it wasn't the first time her husband...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Funeral held for former QB Finnerty

Relatives, ex-teammates and coaches remembered Cullen Finnerty during a funeral Tuesday for the former Grand Valley State University star quarterback whose body was discovered last month in woods in western Michigan. ''God must have had a bad season last year. Because he took you as the No. 1 draft pick this year,'' older brother, Tim, said during a Mass at St. Mary...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Authorities await more tests on late QB Finnerty

A Michigan sheriff says there's no firm timetable on the release of additional test results that might help determine the cause of death of a former national championship-winning quarterback. Autopsy results released Wednesday didn't pinpoint what caused Cullen Finnerty's death. Lake County Sheriff Robert Hilts says there was no obvious sign of heart trauma. Foul play...
Via Fox Sports
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Finnerty's cause of death unknown

A cause of death was not determined Wednesday after an autopsy on the body of a Michigan man who played Division II football and was one of the most successful quarterbacks in college history. There was no obvious sign of heart trauma on Cullen Finnerty, Lake County Sheriff Robert Hilts said. Finnerty's body was discovered Tuesday in woods in western Michigan, 65 miles north...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NFL QB Cullen Finnerty Found Dead After Going Missing During Fishing Trip

Yesterday reports surfaced that former Denver Broncos and Grand Valley State quarterback Cullen Finnerty had gone missing during a fishing trip in Michigan.  Tuesday night Finnerty’s body was found in the Northern Michigan woods near his families cottage according to Around The League.  His body was found about 8 p.m. in the woods about a mile from where he disappeared, said...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former College Quarterback Cullen Finnerty Found Dead After Being Reported Missing Sunday

One of the best Division II quarterbacks in recent memory has been found dead days after disappearing while on a fishing trip near a family cottage. According to The Associated Press, Cullen Finnerty, who won a Division II championship and had more than 50 career wins as Grand Valley State’s quarterback, was found dead on Tuesday night, less than a mile from where he went missing...
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former QB Cullen Finnerty Who Went Missing During Fishing Trip Found Dead

Finnerty who was one of the most successful Division II quarterbacks of all time and who had brief stints with the Ravens and Broncos went missing during a fishing trip in Michigan. His body was found by searchers late last night. The cause of death wasn’t immediately clear, but Robinson said foul play wasn’t suspected. He said the body was not in the water and was found in a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former GVS QB Finnerty found dead

DETROIT (AP) -- A three-day search for one of the winningest college quarterbacks ever ended in a remote wooded area in Michigan, where authorities found his body and were left with a mystery of how he died. Cullen Finnerty, 30, a former Grand Valley State University quarterback, went missing Sunday while fishing near his family's cottage. His body was found in Webber Township...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cullen Finnerty: Ex-Division II champion quarterback massing

Cullen Finnerty, one of the winningest quarterbacks in college football history, has been missing for days and members of his family are fearing the worst. A Michigan law enforcement official says family members believe he may have suffered “a mental episode.” Finnerty led Grand Valley State to three Division II national titles and racked up more than 50 wins during his four...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Former QB Cullen Finnerty Goes Missing After Fishing Trip

The circumstances surrounding Finnerty disappearance are odd. There is no way to know if foul play was involved or he left on his own accord, but here is a breakdown of what happened from USA Today. “He phoned his wife and explained he was afraid,” said Hilts. “He left his equipment and ran off into the woods.” Finnerty was fishing alone Sunday on the Baldwin River northeast...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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