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Louisville's CB Anthony Conner breaks neck.


 Louisville's CB Anthony Conner breaks neck.
topic by L1C4 - 10-21-2011, 11:23 PM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter


Video here: Louisville Cardinals CB Anthony Conner breaks neck during collision - ESPN




LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville coach Charlie Strong says cornerback Anthony Conner broke his neck when his head hit the knee of Rutgers receiver Mohamed Sanu but he isn't paralyzed.

Conner was carted off the field Friday night after going down on the first play of the second quarter, and team officials said a few minutes later that the senior was conscious with feeling in his extremities.

Strong said Conner was able to squeeze hands and raised his hand, which made his teammates feel he'd be OK. But the coach found out about the severity of the injury during a timeout late in Louisville's 16-14 win.

"Anthony Conner, it's so sad," Strong said. "Our prayers go out to him and his family, but he ended up breaking his neck."

Conner came in low to tackle Sanu, and the cornerback flipped the Rutgers receiver. But Conner's helmet banged off Sanu's right knee, and he went down on the field. Trainers worked on him for several minutes, strapping him to a backboard. He did move his feet and a hand as he was carted off to an ambulance where he was taken to Jewish Hospital.

Louisville's Conner breaks neck; not paralyzed - College football- NBC Sports


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16 comments for "Louisville's CB Anthony Conner breaks neck. (Video)"


 10-21-2011, 11:28 PMaway - #2
Kooper 59 heat pts59

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aim high get a flag;
go low you break your neck.







self preservation


get the flag



hope hes ok though
 10-21-2011, 11:31 PMaway - #3
2TopFlite 15 heat pts15

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Yea dat !! was !!ed up I feel bad for dude... the video on espn(highlights)
 10-21-2011, 11:36 PMaway - #4
dj X 14 heat pts14

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 10-21-2011, 11:40 PMaway - #5
L1C4 38 heat pts38

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We got that W

but I hope he makes a fast quick recovery & can get back on the field but I doubt it.

He did drop to low but he lit ol dude up on that hit
 10-22-2011, 12:27 AMaway - #6
luker1920 49 heat pts49

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im glad he isnt paralyzed
 10-22-2011, 12:48 AMaway - #7
Chuck_Remixed 41 heat pts41

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I hope he makes a full recovery but good god please stop tackling like that. I use to get on my homeboy about that back in high school who repeatedly did that.
 10-22-2011, 01:08 AMaway - #8
theFREAK 558 heat pts558

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Originally Posted by luker1920
im glad he isnt paralyzed
This.
 10-22-2011, 01:39 AMaway - #9
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Originally Posted by Glockcoma AKs
We got that W

but I hope he makes a fast quick recovery & can get back on the field but I doubt it.

He did drop to low but he lit ol dude up on that hit
son...he broke his neck not his finger...
 10-22-2011, 05:08 AMaway - #10
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nicca went low AND lowered his head.....that was the problem.
 10-22-2011, 07:52 AMaway - #11
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Originally Posted by Glockcoma AKs
We got that W

but I hope he makes a fast quick recovery & can get back on the field but I doubt it.

He did drop to low but he lit ol dude up on that hit

Yeah I doubt he gets back, and injuries like that make u hesitant to come back too soon
 10-22-2011, 11:21 AMaway - #12
Mike Nitty 6 heat pts

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against Rutgers too wow....

thats some ole 6 degrees of separation type !!
 10-22-2011, 11:33 AMaway - #13
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thats CREEPY! oucch
 10-22-2011, 12:12 PMaway - #14
27Lives 19 heat pts19

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Ouch!
 10-22-2011, 12:45 PMaway - #15
Michael 1987 609 heat pts609

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OH !!.
 10-22-2011, 02:52 PMaway - #16
L1C4 38 heat pts38

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Bro, I know he broke his neck & it will be a long time. I was just saying I HOPE he makes a quick recovery. He may not be able to play football ever again. I'm just saying I hope its a quick recovery & hes alright.
 
 


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