Stories From The Sidelines: Concussions & High School AthleticsHigh school athletics are in full swing and unfortunately for many, that means dealing with injuries.
Facing Uncertain Future, Former NFL Player Tells His StoryBen Utecht has been on a bit of a crusade since he left football to make people aware of the dangers of head injuries.
Former Gopher And NFL Player Shares Challenges Of Brain TrainingBen Utecht is used to training for game day on the field, but at the Learning RX facility in Savage where he's working to strengthen his memory retention skills, the work is tough.
Former TE Ben Utecht Delivers Musical MessageConcussions drove Ben Utecht out of pro football five years ago. He fears that the effects from the hits he took as a tight end for four NFL seasons, and for four years before that at the University of Minnesota, will have a significant impact on his future health. Now a singer-songwriter and in-demand speaker, Utecht wanted to ensure that his family will always remember him as a bright, clever and insightful person. What better way than through a song?
Injuries Lead Gopher, NFL Star Back To His PassionBen Utecht's life has been a journey worthy of a book. Or in his case -- a song.