NFL star Junior Seau suffered from brain disease
"Lacrosse is really his sport and what he is passionate about,’’ she said. ‘‘He is a good football player and probably could continue. But especially now watching what his dad went through, he says, ‘Why would I risk lacrosse for football?’
‘‘I didn’t have to have a discussion with him after we saw what Junior went through.’’
Her 12-year-old son, Hunter, has shown no interest in playing football.
‘‘That’s fine with me,’’ she said.