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OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In and Out of Football (with George Visger)
eorge Visger, a member of the San Francisco 49ers’ first Super Bowl champions in 1981-82, has lived with a shunt in his brain even since — a consequence of the many concussions he sustained during his football career. Despite suffering from “water on the brain” and impaired short-term memory, he became a wildlife biologist, a prominent figure in the fight for fair treatment of retired players by the National Football League, and an advocate of solutions to the American football concussion crisis at all levels. This is Visger’s remarkable story.