Recently, news of progress regarding the possible early detection of neurological brain diseases related to traumatic injury—most notably Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE—has been a topic de jure, and the findings have been, I think, encouraging. One of the hallmarks of this research frontier came in 2013 when Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett […]
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Former Dallas Cowboys great Tony Dorsett said he has his bad days battling CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy) but says it is what he "signed up for" when he began playing football.
Playing the sport led to a Hall of Fame career for Dorsett, but now he says he sometimes forgets the directions to familiar places.
"Those things are frustrating when it comes to those things," Dorsett...
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett was one of the greatest running backs of his era. During an 11-year span from 1977-1987, the Hall of Famer tallied 15,468 total yards and 85 touchdowns on over 3,100 touches.
Playing at a time when the National Football League didn’t focus on head injuries and trauma to the brain, Dorsett didn’t think too much about his long-term...
It was just announced that Conner has won the ACC Offensive Player of the Year Award. Conner beat Jameis Winston 16-13. Naturally, he’s also the Offensive Player of the Year as well. Conner had a historic season in 2014 which included breaking Tony Dorsett’s record for rushing touchdowns in a season.
Not bad for a guy who was initially recruited as a DE.
We're having difficulty containing our excitement for the start of the NFL season. In an effort to cope with that delirium, each day from today until the Sept. 4 kickoff, the Buzzer will post about one crazy moment in NFL history. "Crazy" is subjective, so what does that mean here? In this series we won't be highlighting the most outstanding plays or statistical feats -- but those...
Today we look at the best CB that the Redskins have ever drafted. This is an easy choice and there’s really no debate. Darrell Green is the best corner in Redskins history, so naturally he would be the best one ever drafted. And for those wondering the great Pat Fischer wasn’t drafted by Washington.
Green was the 28th pick in the 1st rd of the 1983 NFL Draft out of Texas A&...
In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you ready for the Divisional Playoff round. Here are the latest headlines featuring the Dallas Cowboys:
- Where are they now: Tony Dorsett (READ)
- Early Scouting: Quarterback David Fales (READ)
- Candidates for Defensive Coordinator (READ)
- Cowboys’ MVP awards of 2013 go to… (READ)
- Twitter trolling...
Anthony Drew Dorsett Sr. grew up in the steel town of Rochester, Pennsylvania around the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1960’s and early 1970’s. Around that time period, the Steelers were not a good team at that time. It wasn’t until the 1970’s that they became the “Steel Curtain”.
After graduating from Hopewell High School in 1973, he attended Pitt University playing...