wa–college football player-cte

Family of Tyler Hilinski says former WSU quarterback had CTE

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - The family of the Washington State University football player who died of suicide in January said the 21-year-old quarterback had extensive brain damage that's been linked to concussions from playing the sport.Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head and a suicide note on Jan. 16.