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Former Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan dies after being discovered unconscious at a rehab facility

Record-setting former University of Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan has died at age 37 after being discovered unconscious at an in-patient rehabilitation facility in California, his household has confirmed.

Brennan was pronounced useless at Hoag Hospital in Newport, California on Monday. He had been in his fifth month of rehab when he was not too long ago discovered unresponsive, his father Terry instructed the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

An precise explanation for loss of life has not been revealed, nor have any specifics about Brennan’s battle with habit. 

‘He was doing so nicely, the spark was again in his eyes, and he was wholesome and doing nice, and it occurred,’ stated Terry Brennan, including that he was surrounded by household when he handed.   

‘He went peacefully,’ Terry continued. ‘He listened to Bob Marley. His sisters had a lei round him when he was unconscious. They had the music of Bob Marley enjoying close to his ear.’

Record-setting former University of Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan has died at age 37 after being discovered unconscious at an in-patient rehabilitation facility in California , his household has confirmed. In this image from his enjoying days, Brennan is seen with a map of Hawaii dyed onto the aspect of his head following a 63-6 win over Northern Colorado 

Brennan pictured during his brief stint with the Washington Redskins in 2007 and 2008

Brennan pictured on a deep sea fishing trip in 2018

(Left) Brennan pictured throughout his transient stint with the Washington Redskins in 2007 and 2008. (Right) Brennan is seen on a deep sea fishing journey in 2018

After a transient stint with the NFL’s Washington Redskins in 2008 and 2009, Brennan had struggled in recent times following the traumatic brain damage he suffered in a 2010 auto wreck. 

He continued enjoying skilled soccer, each within the Canadian and Arena leagues, however was later arrest a number of instances for offenses starting from driving beneath the affect to trespassing to submitting a false police report.

As his father instructed the Star Advertiser, Colt’s life had been turning round in rehab.

‘He had been doing actually [well],’ Terry Brennan added. ‘These guys had been no-nonsense guys. It simply bought away from him. I do not know the way else to clarify it. Maybe at some point I’ll be capable to clarify it higher.’ 

Brennan grew to become a late-night soccer sensation with the unheralded Rainbow Warriors starting in 2005, rewriting the NCAA document e book when most school followers had been asleep again on the continent. 

Eventually, as he set new marks for landing passes in a career (131) and a single season (58 in 2006), followers started staying up late to catch a few of Brennan’s highlights towards Western Athletic Conference competitors. 

‘Colt Brennan’s 2006 season was some of the enjoyable to look at in current school soccer reminiscence: 5,549 passing yards and 58 TD in 14 video games,’ ESPN’s Field Yates wrote on Twitter. ‘Those late Saturday night time Hawaii video games had been should see. RIP and condolences to his household.’

In 2007, Brennan led Hawaii to a excellent 12-0 common season earlier than shedding to fourth-ranked Georgia within the Sugar Bowl. The Rainbow Warriors completed the season ranked nineteenth within the nation. 

In 2007, Brennan (left) led Hawaii to a perfect 12-0 regular season before losing to fourth-ranked Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. The Rainbow Warriors finished the season ranked 19th in the country. He ultimately finished behind Arkansas running back Darren McFadden (center) and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow (right) in the Heisman voting

In 2007, Brennan (left) led Hawaii to a excellent 12-0 common season earlier than shedding to fourth-ranked Georgia within the Sugar Bowl. The Rainbow Warriors completed the season ranked nineteenth within the nation. He finally completed behind Arkansas operating again Darren McFadden (heart) and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow (proper) within the Heisman voting

Brennan's high school, California's Mater Dei, offered thoughts and prayers to his family

Brennan’s highschool, California’s Mater Dei, supplied ideas and prayers to his household  

Brennan became a late-night football sensation with the unheralded Rainbow Warriors beginning in 2005, rewriting the NCAA record book when most college fans were asleep back on the continent. Eventually, as he set new marks for touchdown passes in a career (131) and a single season (58 in 2006), fans began staying up late to catch some of Brennan's highlights against Western Athletic Conference competition

Brennan grew to become a late-night soccer sensation with the unheralded Rainbow Warriors starting in 2005, rewriting the NCAA document e book when most school followers had been asleep again on the continent. Eventually, as he set new marks for landing passes in a career (131) and a single season (58 in 2006), followers started staying up late to catch a few of Brennan’s highlights towards Western Athletic Conference competitors

Brennan wasn’t extremely recruited after backing up future Heisman winner Matt Leinart at Mater Dei High School in Southern California.  

Later, he was dismissed at the University of Colorado after allegedly trespassing into a feminine pupil’s dorm room, exposing himself and fondling her, in response to a number of stories. However, Brennan denied these expenses and a responsible verdict for illegal sexual contact was later vacated because of lack of proof.

Brennan set NCAA records for touchdown passes in a career and a single season

Brennan set NCAA data for landing passes in a career and a single season 

After being kicked off the Colorado soccer crew, Brennan then enrolled at the University of Hawaii, the place he immediately grew to become a star, finishing over 70 % of his passes over three seasons as crew’s beginning quarterback. 

He completed sixth within the 2006 Heisman voting and third the next season, shedding out to Florida’s Tim Tebow.

Brennan’s transient NFL career did result in different alternatives, by which level he had already suffered the top damage that later ended his enjoying days. 

He performed for each the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League in 2011 and Saskatchewan within the CFL the next season earlier than his head damage was decided to be too critical for him to proceed on along with his career. 

Ultimately, Brennan’s soccer career got here to an finish with the Arena League’s Los Angeles Kiss in 2014 when neurological exams revealed the extent of his head damage.

‘They did some exams, and there have been main issues about me enjoying soccer,’ Brennan instructed the Star Advertiser in 2014. ‘I used to be medically not cleared to play.’ 

niversity of Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan (15) points to the sky and smiles during the BCS selection show gathering at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu

niversity of Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan (15) factors to the sky and smiles throughout the BCS choice present gathering at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu

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