In the wake of Junior Seau’s untimely death and the massive head injuries lawsuits mounting against the NFL daily.
The Dallas Cowboys Ring Of Honor/Hall of Fame running back admits that he worries about the toll his lengthy career might have taken on his mind and body.
“Why wouldn’t I worry,” Smith said told the Fort Worth Star Telegram. “The evidence is starting to pile up. You are talking to a guy who carried the ball more than anybody in NFL history. So why wouldn’t I worry. I pray about it.”
“I don’t know all the details around his death which outside of the suicide speculation which I guess is a good assessment,” Smith said. “What you don’t know is what Junior was going through. You never know what another person is going through a lot of people on twitter and elsewhere want to know how a make that much be depressed and commit suicide.”