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How a BYU Student's 'Smart Helmet' Might Save Football Players from Brain Damage

by | Nov. 08, 2013

Saints & Sports

When BYU running back Jamaal Williams was involved in a violent collision during a game on Sept. 21, his mother hurried to the field and fans and teammates waited silently while team trainers and doctors stabilized his neck and put him on a motorized cart for a trip to the hospital.

Williams suffered a concussion, which meant he couldn't return to the team until he completed concussion recovery protocols designed to protect him from lasting damage to his brain, damage that has led to lawsuits against the NFL and concern about the dangers of the sport.

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