Former Oregon player sues school, former coaches for illness
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Former Oregon football player Doug Brenner has filed a lawsuit against the university, the NCAA, former coach Willie Taggart and a former strength coach for negligence over a strenuous workout that sent him and two other players to the hospital.
Brenner is seeking $11.5 million in damages from the January 2017 workout that caused rhabdomyolysis and other injuries, the lawsuit said.
Report: Oregon players hospitalized after intense workouts
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — One of three Oregon football players that were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts have been released from PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend in Springfield.
A hospital spokeswoman confirmed that Doug Brenner was released Tuesday and the other two were in good condition as of Tuesday evening.