Traci Carson: Why I Left the Team

The Athletes Connected program continues to share stories from current and past student-athletes, coaches and staff members about various subjects related to mental well being and sports. Beginning this fall, we will have first-person posts in this space. The first of many original stories we will share this year is …

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“I’m from Ann Arbor and I was playing football for the University of Michigan, and yet here I was, 19 years old, hating myself and my life.”