As revelations surrounding the film Concussion, which explores the relationship between football and CTE, continue to make waves across the NFL, one high school student has turned down 12 football scholarships.

Dr. Bennet Omalu, portrayed by Will Smith in the film, believes that O.J. may have sustained brain damage during his 11-year career in the NFL, which could have played a part in his criminally questionable past.


Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]

Will Smith’s new drama about concussions in the NFL will arrive on Christmas Day. Titled “Concussion,” the Sony film will revolve around neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu — played by Smith — who fought to raise awareness of the brain trauma suffered by NFL players. The film also stars Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and […]