Ann McKee - Neuropathologist, BU CTE Center
In, like, 20 spots in his frontal lobe. He's 21. He's so young. You know, that changes the game to me... Because he'd never had a diagnosed concussion, Dr. McKee suspected Thomas might have gotten CTE from the everyday sub-concussive hits that are an inherent part of the game... Those sub-concussive hits, those hits that don't even rise to the level of what we call a concussion, or symptoms, just playing the game can be dangerous.