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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Tim Finnerty
A former college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, after he became disoriented possibly because of a painkiller combined with having a degenerative brain disease, according to a report released Thursday.
A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during an impromptu late-evening fishing trip had a number of alcoholic drinks on the day he died and told relatives in two final frantic phone calls that he believed he was being followed, according to police reports.
Tim Finnerty, who coached football for 35 years, said it's important to keep researching CTE and possible links to injuries not only in football but hockey, soccer and others sports.
"None of this (news) is going to bring Cullen back," Tim Finnerty said. "The only people that will know what happened will be Cullen and God."