Former Hawaii quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Colt Brennan has handed on the age of 37, according to his father Terry Brennan. The previous Hawaii star was a affected person at a rehabilitation facility the place he was discovered unconscious earlier than he died on Monday at Hoag Hospital in Newport, California.
Brennan had taken the Hawaii soccer program to new heights throughout his time as a beginning quarterback from 2005-2007. Earlier than departing for the NFL, he led the Rainbow Warriors to a 12-0 common season in 2007, on high of setting a number of information and turning into a Heisman Trophy finalist that yr.
Brennan’s collegiate rise occurred to encourage Florida State quarterback McKenzie Milton, an Mililani, Hawaii native. Following the unlucky information of Brennan’s loss of life, Milton shared a tribute to the previous Hawaii star on social media.
“Man this harm,” McKenzie wrote on Instagram. “Not lots of people I’d evaluate my sport to however this can be a man I attempted to emulate as a participant for so long as I can bear in mind. Colt the mix of ardour, swag, grit, and tenacity you performed the sport with is one thing one needed to witness to actually perceive what you dropped at the desk. Thanks for what you’ve completed for Hawaii… Put us on the map 100… Relaxation simple gun slingah.”
Brennan is a record-setting quarterback, and completed third for the Heisman Trophy in 2007 behind Florida’s Tim Tebow and Arkansas’ Darren McFadden. Brennan is the second all-time chief in profession touchdowns with 146, with a file 20 video games with 400 or extra passing yards. Brennan’s 96 touchdowns in the course of the 2006-07 seasons are essentially the most in consecutive seasons in FBS historical past. Brennan ranks fourth all time with 131 profession landing passes and sixth along with his 1,493 passing yards.
Brennan initially attended Colorado as a walk-on, the place he red-shirted, and was dismissed from the crew. He spent the 2004 season at Saddleback Junior School earlier than arriving at Hawaii.
Brennan was a sixth-round NFL Draft choose in 2008 to the Washington Redskins, the place he performed two seasons. Washington traded Brennan to the Baltimore Ravens in 2010 for John Beck. After the Ravens launched Brennan, he spent coaching camp in Oakland earlier than remaining roster cuts.