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Report: Tyler Sash had level of CTE similar to Junior Seau

In early September, Iowa great Tyler Sash shockingly passed away at just 27 years old. The former safety, who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, was found to have died due to an accidental mixture of drugs, but his family had his brain submitted for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, testing. According to a report by The New York Times, Sash’s brain had a similar...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Former NFL safety Sash diagnosed with CTE

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Former NFL and Iowa safety Tyler Sash, who died last year at age 27, has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Chris Nowinski of the Boston University-affiliated Concussion Legacy Foundation confirmed the diagnosis on Tuesday night. The New York Times was the first to report the finding. CTE, which can be diagnosed only after death, has been...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Autopsy: Former Giants safety Tyler Sash overdosed on pain meds

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An autopsy has determined that former NFL and Iowa football player Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose involving two pain medications. The Iowa state medical examiner's office said Tuesday that a recent shoulder dislocation and a history of chronic shoulder pain were "significant conditions" in the 27-year-old's death. Additional studies will look at whether...
Via Associated Press
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa to honor Tyler Sash with special helmet

The Iowa Hawkeyes will wear special No. 9 helmets during Saturday’s game to honor alum Tyler Sash, who passed away unexpectably this past week. The team tweeted a photo of the commemorative football helmet with the words, “On Saturday, we will honor Tyler Sash by replacing one Tigerhawk with No. 9 “ The No. 9 decal covers  the team logo. On Saturday, we will honor Tyler...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes release awesome Tyler Sash tribute video

Tyler Sash passed away yesterday in a very sudden and sad fashion. He was a star with the Iowa Hawkeyes during his college career and played in the NFL as well. It was a very shocking piece of news, as Sash was just 27 years old when he passed away. During his three-year college career with the Hawkeyes, Sash finished with 217 total tackles, 13 interceptions, 27 defensed passes,...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Iowa star Tyler Sash passes away at 27

The Iowa Hawkeyes family has been struck by tragedy. On Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that former Iowa star Tyler Sash was found dead. He was just 27 years old. Sash was discovered at around 8 a.m. by a family member. The cause of death is not yet known, but an autopsy will be conducted on Wednesday. No foul play is expected. After the news began to surface, Iowa head coach...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Sash found dead – no foul play suspected

Former Iowa Hawkeyes and New York Giants safety Tyler Sash was found dead Tuesday at the age of 27. A family member came to Sash’s home to walk his dog and found him. He was found unresponsive by emergency service personnel and declared dead. The Gazette says no foul play was suspected. Sash was a two-time All-Big Ten safety at Iowa and left the Hawkeyes after his junior year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Sash, won Super Bowl with Giants, dead at 27

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) The Iowa state medical examiner says Tyler Sash, a safety who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants after starring at the University of Iowa, has died at the age of 27. John Kraemer, the director of forensic operations for the medical examiner, tells The Associated Press that his office is investigating Sash's death along with police in Oskaloosa, Iowa,...
Via Associated Press
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Former Iowa Star Tyler Sash Has Passed Away At 27

Some horrendous news out of Iowa this afternoon. Multiple reports are indicating that former Iowa Hawkeye star and New York Giants safety Tyler Sash has passed away at the age of 27. The cause of Sash’s death is unknown at this time. I don’t have details, but confident enough after some calls, Tyler Sash has passed away. More details as they come —...
Via College Spun
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Giants Safety Tyler Sash Tased, Arrested After Drunken Scooter Chase

Most police chases don’t involve a former NFL player drunk on a scooter, but this was the situation Tyler Sash put himself in over the weekend. The former Iowa Hawkeyes product and New York Giants safety was arrested early Saturday morning after leading Oskaloosa, Iowa, police on a scooter chase and being shot with a Taser. The sixth-round pick in 2011, who spent two seasons...
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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