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Head injuries have left the NFL under unflinching scrutiny over the past year. At the NCAA level, however, the issue has escaped similar furor.
In October, a helmet-to-helmet hit spun University of Southern California wide receiver Robert Woods around 180 degrees while he was blocking on a kick return against the University of Utah.
The number of people who buy the NCAA's argument that amateurism is the backbone of college sports is dwindling by the day.
"It almost felt like when you read stories about dogfighting," Mr. Huma said. "It didn't feel right. It cast a huge shadow over college for me. Over football, period."
College athletes are going to try to play through concussions, he said: They're not going to stop until their body — or a doctor — forbids it.