Unintended Impact featured on CFB Pros podcast
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Unintended Impact featured on CFB Pros podcast

Michigan State alum Jim Proebstle speaks about his book that covering his brother Dick's descent into CTE dementia.

Click here for a College Football Pros podcast with Michigan State alum and author Jim Proebstle on his book, "Unintended Impact." Jim's book is a unique account on how his old brother Dick, a high school and college teammate, suffered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy as a result of multiple concussions.

Jim joins the podcast at the 11:55 mark. The first part of the show is devoted to former Rutgers star Eric LeGrand, who suffered a spinal cord injury in a 2010 game.


Click here for my story on Jim Proebstle's book, "Unintended Impact."


Click here for my story Junior Seau and how his suicide and CTE diagnosis have helped expand the CTE conversation.

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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