Eric Washington



Eric Washington is a former football player for the University of Minnesota and the University of Kansas. His football career ended on Sept. 30, 2006, due to a concussion and spinal cord injury. After recovering from the neck injury, he returned to graduate with a bachelor's degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences.


Today, Eric's life mission is to advocate for people like him  people with TBI, especially those who are unhoused. He also serves as a strong advocate in the high school athletic community helping student athletes make educated decisions when taking a scholarship and helping their families understand the importance of bnot rushing back after injury. Eric was a faculty member for the NCAPPS Brain Injury Learning Collaborative. He is co-lead and a member of the TBI TARC TAL Group.

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