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Was told tonight by an excellent source from the Plant football program that tackle Ricky Klepal, a...

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Was told tonight by an excellent source from the Plant football program that tackle Ricky Klepal, a Florida State commitment on the offensive line, will never play football again.

Klepal battled multiple concussions through his career, and apparently a further concussion could have life-altering results. This is very sad news for Klepal, who is really a pleasure to interview. Our thoughts and prayers are with a kid who just lost his dream. Ultimately though, if it is as was described to me medically (by a person who is not a doctor so I won't relay what they said), this is the right decision. Klepal can live a full and joyous life, raise a family, and get a good job, all without playing football. And, Florida State is honoring his scholarship, which is the right thing to do. If you want to tweet some well wishes at him, his twitter name is @72BigRich72