NFL Wide Receiver Adrian Coxson Announces Retirement at 24, Says “Next Hit Could Possibly Kill Me Or Be Life Damaging”

On August 1, the Green Bay Packers were participating in their third day of training camp when wide receiver Adrian Coxson needed to be taken off the field in an ambulance after experiencing severe dizziness. Eventually, Coxson was diagnosed with a Grade 3 concussion. The ordeal left a lasting impact on the Stony Brook product, who at 24 years old, announced his retirement today from the game of football, fearing that the next hit to his head could jeopardize his long-term health or even his life.

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THIS IS EXACTLY HOW IMPORTANT SOIL IS TO LIFE ON EARTH

When we think of biodiversity, usually our minds conjure up colorful lush images of plants and trees, bright amphibians, reptiles and fish, mammals, and brightly tinted birds on the wing. Maybe you even think of crazy looking insects. But what most of us don’t often think of when we think of biodiversity is the world beneath our feet, the teeming life below ground.

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