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Super Bowl Champion Writes Heartbreaking Song For His Family About His Memory Loss Due To Concussions

Ben Utecht worries concussions he sustained in the NFL will cause him to forget his family’s names one day.

1. Retired football player Ben Utecht played six seasons in the NFL, winning Super Bowl XLI with the Colts. He recently released a song about one day forgetting his family’s names as a result of sustained damage from multiple concussions.

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2. Utecht is only 33, but he is already experiencing memory loss.

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3. In his new song, You Will Always Be My Girls, Utecht sings about his “mind slipping away.”

4. The video clearly shows Utecht’s worries about his future.

5. Listen to the full song here:

6. The NFL recently reached a settlement that will grant unrestricted compensation to retired players who have developed, or believe they may develop, a cognitive injury.

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