Sidney Rice Will Donate Brain To Science

CBS Seattle

(1090 The Fan) — Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice says he will donate his brain to science, according to KING.

Rice, who appeared on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” Tuesday to make the announcement, said he has sustained approximately 10 concussions in his life, the first coming when he was eight years old.

“No one was really paying a lot of attention to the concussions [in the past]; guys would get hurt, get a concussion and go right back in the game. Now they’re taking the steps, taking the strides to make it a better league.”

The former wide receiver announced his retirement from the NFL in July 2014, at just 27 years old.

“I’ve hit the ground a number of times. I have quite a few injuries,” Rice said at the time.  “It’s something I’ve always battled through and come back from. But I just figure at this point…

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