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Irish wide receiver Corey Robinson ends football career after concussions

Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson has ended his football career at the University due to multiple concussions.

The Fighting Irish athlete, also the son of basketball legend David Robinson, announced the news Wednesday calling it a personal decision. Robinson added that he will continue serve as a leader for the program.

“After much contemplation and prayer, I have decided not to continue playing football due to multiple concussions. I couldn’t have come to this difficult personal decision without the incredible support from so many within the Notre Dame Football program. I am extremely thankful to Coach Kelly and his staff for the life-changing opportunity to play football at the greatest university in the world. I will continue to help our team as a student assistant and look forward to a great senior year,” Robinson said.

Robinson followed up on the news by tweeting his appreciation and anticipation for what is to come.

“Thank you for all the support ND Nation! I love this university and I’m looking forward to helping my team in a new role this fall,” Robinson tweeted.

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