UNC Football Player Who Ended Up Homeless Had CTE
|Hometown:||Orange Park, FL|
|Born:||July 15, 1974|
|Died:||November 16, 2015|
For so long, Ryan Hoffman had the same explanation for his inability to get his life on track. “Something is wrong with my brain,” said...Tuesday March 8, 2016
Ryan Hoffman left behind many questions for those who knew him
Ryan Hoffman and his family believed that the hits he took during his football career had profoundly damaged his brain, and they were sure that...Wednesday December 2, 2015
Mentally Ill Homeless Man Killed In Accident Was Former UNC Football Player Ryan Hoffman
For many the story of a homeless man being hit and killed is all too quickly forgotten. Most of these people unfortunately have alienated themselves...
Friday November 20, 2015
Touching The Minds and Hearts of All Tar Heels
The email popped into my in-box on March 5, a note from long-time UNC football equipment and business manager Dominic Morelli with a link to...
Friday March 20, 2015
Former UNC lineman Ryan Hoffman back in Chapel Hill for medical tests
A former University of North Carolina football player who became homeless was back in Chapel Hill Thursday getting help. Ryan Hoffman, who was an offensive...
Friday March 20, 2015
Ryan Hoffman Flown Back to UNC
Former UNC football player Ryan Hoffman was flown to the university, on Tuesday, to undergo further evaluation. Carolina sent a private plane to bring Hoffman...
Tuesday March 17, 2015
Homeless Former UNC Player Balks at Efforts to Help Him
Ryan Hoffman, the former college football lineman at North Carolina who is now homeless in Florida, is hard to find. I had spent weeks trying...
Wednesday March 11, 2015
UNC Reaches Out To Help Ryan Hoffman
UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham says he and others at the university are looking to find a way to help Ryan Hoffman. “Your heart goes...Saturday March 7, 2015
Former UNC Lineman Now on the Streets, Looking for Answers, and Help
Once upon a time, Ryan Hoffman was a football star, a 6-foot-5, 287-pound left tackle at the University of North Carolina, the ironman on a...
Thursday March 5, 2015