Originally Posted by Fairplay
I was watching the last Heisman trophy award ceremony, just a couple days ago and all the award winners stood on stage of previous years went on stage to stand in order. Earl sat in the audience, I'm thinking that he was unable to stand up there for physical reasons which was sad.
If your price for fame included bad knees and such the rest of your living days would you do that?
On the biography I watched, they basically said that his health problems were unrelated to football. Apparently he had spinal stenosis, and it never affected him during his career but hit him hard afterwards. I don't know if that makes it better or worse.