Career of New Mexico’s Negedu is officially over

The short career of New Mexico forward Emmanuel Negedu has come to an end. Negedu, who was diagnosed with a heart condition when he first enrolled at Tennessee and subsequently played 10 games with New Mexico, is no longer medically cleared for competition, ending the career of a top 100 prospect early. "Anybody would be frustrated in a situation like this, but it's something you...
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April 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Ex-player: Negedu's not crazy to play with heart condition

When former Tennessee forward Emmanuel Negedu revealed Monday he had been medically cleared to transfer to New Mexico, most Lobos fans weren't sure exactly how to react. Some were thrilled at the prospect of adding a former top-100 recruit who could be eligible to contribute as soon as next season if the NCAA grants him a waiver. Others were understandably wary about taking a player...
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May 17, 2010  |  Discuss

Report: IU administration won’t clear Emmanuel Negedu

Mike Griffith of The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that while doctors at IU cleared him to play, school administrators will not clear Emmanuel Negedu to play for the Hoosiers: Former Tennessee basketball player Emmanuel Negedu said Indiana University doctors cleared him to return to play athletically, but the school’s administration declined. Negedu said he was disappointed...
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May 07, 2010  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Negedu spotted in Bloomington

Emmanuel Negedu, the 6-7, 218-pound forward who chose Tennessee over Indiana, Georgia Tech and Memphis back in the spring of 2008, was on campus today in Bloomington. Negedu, who collapsed in September of last year after suffering a cardiac arrest, has not been given clearance to play at the University of Tennessee. However, Negedu was given clearance by a doctor in California, sparking...
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April 23, 2010  |  Discuss

Encouraging caution: Negedu released, still debating future

There's been no small amount of uproar in the college football blogosphere about Urban Meyer's apparent rush to play Tim Tebow so soon after Tebow suffered that brutal-looking concussion Saturday against Kentucky. Tebow deserves weeks off, at least; he suffered a serious gray matter-altering hit, and as Orson wrote the day after the hit, your brain is not something you can give cortisone...
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October 02, 2009  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Negedu listed as stable following collapse

Emmanuel Negedu, a one-time recruiting target of Indiana, is listed as stable after collapsing during a workout at the University of Tennessee. The Knoxville News Sentinel reported that Negedu collapsed shortly after 4PM on Monday at the Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex: Negedu did not have a pulse when he was revived with a defibrillator at the scene by [...]
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September 29, 2009  |  Discuss

Tennessee forward Emmanuel Negedu hospitalized after workout

Another offseason workout, another college basketball player hospitalized. This stuff has to stop. Today's is Tennessee sophomore forward Emmanuel Negedu, who is in stable condition after collapsing at UT's Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex yesterday afternoon, according to the Memphis Commercial-Appeal. Negedu had done a strenuous workout early Monday, was finishing up a light weights...
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September 29, 2009  |  Discuss

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