Coach Johnny Majors reflects on Tony Dorsett

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Pro football Hall of Hamers Tony Dorsett, Joe Delamiellure and Leonard Marshall have all been diagnosed as having signs of CTE or brain trauma...
Dorsett of couse was an All Pro for many years with the Dallas Cowboys.
Before that, he played his college football at the University of Pittsburgh under then panthers head coach Johnny Majors.
The Vol legend is concerned about his former pupil and good friend who played a physically demanding position.
Autopsies of more than 50-ex NFL players have shown sings of CTE. This is the first time doctors have found signs of the crippling disease in living former players. CTE is a disease with no known cure.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 231098001 - local8now.com/a?a=231098001