Former Hawaii star quarterback Colt Brennan died of a drug overdose, TMZ Sports activities reported.
The toxicology report confirmed that Brennan ingested fentanyl and different harmful substances, which in the end led to his loss of life. Methamphetamine, amphetamine and ethanol had been additionally present in his system.
Well being officers told TMZ Sports that Brennan’s loss of life was unintended.
TMZ Sports activities additionally reported that it’s unclear if any of the medication had been prescribed to him by a health care provider.
Brennan was a standout soccer participant at Hawaii. In 2006, he accomplished 72.6% of his passes whereas throwing for five,549 passing yards and 58 touchdowns. His passing yards complete from that season is presently the seventh-most in FBS historical past, and his eye-popping landing complete was a document till present Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow threw for 60 scores in 2019 for LSU.
As an alternative of getting into the NFL draft, Brennan determined to return to Hawaii for his senior season.
That yr, Brennan led Hawaii to its first Western Athletic Convention title. He threw for 4,343 passing yards with 38 touchdowns and completed third within the Heisman Trophy voting. Brennan was the primary participant from Hawaii to complete as a Heisman finalist.
Brennan’s profession at Hawaii was top-of-the-line in school soccer historical past.
He completed with 14,193 passing yards and 131 touchdowns. Brennan is presently second in FBS historical past in passing yards per sport, fifth in passing touchdowns, and eighth in passing yards.
Brennan was a sixth-round draft decide by Washington within the 2008 NFL Draft. He performed two seasons in Washington earlier than becoming a member of the Oakland Raiders in 2010. Brennan additionally performed in area soccer, in addition to the Canadian Soccer League.
When Brennan’s soccer profession ended, he bumped into hassle, together with a number of arrests for drunken driving. In a 2010 automobile crash, Brennan suffered a traumatic mind damage.