Kolstad Speaks For 1st Time Since Mankato AssaultA former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player involved in a brutal assault in May spoke for the first time Tuesday since the incident left him in a hospital fighting for his life.
Ex-Football Player Injured In Fight Transferred A former Minnesota State, Mankato football player severely injured in a fight is being transferred from a Mankato hospital to an inpatient rehabilitation program in the Twin Cities. The family of Isaac Kolstad said Tuesday he continues to make progress in his recovery.
Isaac Kolstad Recovers From Blood Clot, Prepares For Another Brain SurgeryFormer Minnesota State University – Mankato football player, Issac Kolstad, has shown signs of improvement after he was treated for a blood clot last week. Kolsatd has been in a coma since he sustained head injury during an assault in downtown Mankato, Minn. roughly a month ago. Kolstad was treated for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that can occur when someone is bedridden and blood does not flow properly.
Donors Turn Out For Blood Drive Honoring KolstadThe family of critically injured former Minnesota State, Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad is urging blood donations in his honor. The Free Press of Mankato reports dozens came to the Mankato National Guard Armory Tuesday for the first day of a three-day blood drive to honor Kolstad.
MSU-Mankato To Host Fundraising Benefit For Isaac KolstadMinnesota State University – Mankato will host a fundraising benefit for former football player Isaac Kolstad. Kolstad suffered severe head trauma earlier this month after allegedly being punched, hitting his head on pavement and then being kicked in the head. The incident took place in downtown Mankato shortly after the bars closed.
Former Mankato Football Player Improving, Still In A ComaA former Minnesota State University, Mankato, football player badly injured in an alleged assault earlier this month continues to show signs of improvement but remains in a coma, according to his CaringBridge page.
Community Rallies For Father In Critical Condition Hundreds of people turned out Thursday night in south central Minnesota to send a message to a young father fighting for his life. They let him know that they are "#22Strong." Isaac Kolstad, 24, wore the number 22 during his days as a linebacker at Mankato State University.
Mankato Assault Victim Slowly Improving, Still On Life SupportThe former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player allegedly assaulted by two men is slowly showing signs of improvement but remains on life support, according to his CaringBridge page. Isaac Kolstad remains sedated and in critical condition with severe head injuries.
Mankato Assault Victim Still In Critical ConditionA former Minnesota State University, Mankato, football player is still in critical condition at a hospital after being badly beaten last weekend shortly after bar close. According to his CaringBridge page, Isaac Kolstad had another surgery Thursday afternoon. It went well, according to his family's post on the page.
2nd Man Charged With Assault In Mankato FightA man arrested in a weekend assault that severely injured a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player has been charged with two felony counts. Police arrested 21-year-old Trevor Stenner Shelley on Monday, hours after they released surveillance video.
Good Question: How Is Bail Determined? Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson was out of jail Monday afternoon after posting $20,000 bail. He allegedly assaulted another man, leaving him in critical condition. But Neal Zumberge is still behind bars a week after he was charged with the murder of his neighbor. The New Brighton man WAS not able to make his $1.5 million bail.
2nd Suspect Arrested In Mankato Assault, Nelson Dismissed From RutgersA second suspect has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left a former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker critically injured. As news of the second arrest was announced, Rutgers also announced they've dismissed former Minnesota quarterback 20-year-old Philip Nelson from its football program.
Former Gophers QB Charged With 1st-Degree, 3rd-Degree AssaultFormer Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has been charged with one count of first-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault in an incident that left a former <a href="http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/05/11/former-gophers-qb-arrested-for-assault-in-mankato/">Minnesota State linebacker fighting for his life</a>.
Former Gophers QB Arrested For Assault In MankatoFormer Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson was arrested early Sunday morning in Mankato, Minn. for an alleged assault, according to authorities.
Nelson's Father Says QB Will Transfer To Rutgers Former Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson has decided to transfer to Rutgers. The sophomore's father, Pat Nelson, told both Twin Cities newspapers Wednesday that his son will enroll at the New Jersey school after visiting there Sunday and Monday.