Transcript for Former College Linebacker 'Fighting for Life' After Alleged Assault
You know it's it's once one thing. One -- here they have candles in their hands and support for 24 year old icicles -- a young father and former football star. All program well -- it's. Suffering with -- -- who's in critical condition after police say he was kicked in the head and fell to -- He's already had one brain surgery the altercation happened at bar closing enough hearted man -- entertainment district. People. Point. In the Google will -- on the ball. This is Philip Nelson's mug shot after officers arrested the twenty year old. And this is how most in town remember him -- -- As a football star at Mankato West High School he was named Minnesota's mr. football in 2011. And went on to play for the gophers as quarterback until January when he transferred to records Cole's dad is a hometown boy who -- local. He played from Mankato east high school. And went on to play for image human -- he graduated last December and works in business management. You know maverick football as part of -- -- and -- part of average football officers are reviewing surveillance video from the area to see with these cameras saw. Sunday morning. This crowd speaks a lot lights it's. -- people showed up for news.
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