NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp will donate brain to science when he dies

Former NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp plans to donate his brain to science after his death, he revealed to The Players’ Tribune on Tuesday.

Concussions have been a hot-button topic in the football community for the past several years. Sapp, a Super Bowl champion and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, cited fellow Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti as one of the inspirations for his decision.

“His brain — and his body — are starting to fail him,” Sapp said of Buoniconti.

“I’ve also started to feel the effects of the hits that I took in my career. My memory ain’t what it used to be.”

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