– COLLEGE SPORTS COLORADO’S PLAYERS WEREN’T INSURED. THEN TRAVIS HUNTER GOT HURT
The college football world was concerned about Travis Hunter's long-term career when he took a severe late hit while playing for Colorado and was taken
to the hospital on September 16 during the Buffaloes' nationally televised game against Colorado State.
who coach Deion Sanders believed to be a top pick in either the wide receiver or defensive back positions in the upcoming NFL draft,
appeared to be in danger of losing millions of dollars in potential future earnings. Hunter was not covered by insurance to guard against a situation like this
whereas NCAA athletes of Hunter's caliber frequently are.
Sportico has learned that Hunter is still working on obtaining critical illness and permanent total disability insurance,
more and more common among the top NFL prospects in the sport. The 20-year-old, who can play both offense and defense, is still out due to the hit is lacerated liver.
Numerous people with knowledge of the situation say that neither Hunter nor any other Colorado Buffaloes—college football's