TCU quarterback on Damar Hamlin wants outcome of Bills-Bengals game: “Pretty amazing to hear that”

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The terrifying events of “Monday Night Football”. he made a huge impact on the world of football as the NFL prepares to play the final week of the regular season.

Buffalo Bills Safety Damar Hamlin suffered a heart attack against the Cincinnati Bengals, requiring CPR on the field before being rushed to the hospital.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin (3) warms up before the game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals on January 2, 2023, at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, OH.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin (3) warms up before the game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals on January 2, 2023, at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, OH.
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While the news has been overwhelmingly positive over the past two days – Hamlin is awake and breathing on his own – his scary injury was a sobering reminder of the dangers of the game football.

DAMAR HAMLIN ASKED ABOUT LIB GAME OUTCOME AFTER WAKE UP, DOCTORS SAY

Before him college football national championship game at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, players were asked to give their thoughts on Hamlin as they prepare for a shot at the title.

“I think it makes guys want to play as hard as they can, because you never know when this game is going to be taken away,” TCU quarterback Max Duggan to Fox News Digital when asked how Hamlin’s injury affected his mindset. “To give as much as you can to the guys you’re with, and these coaching staff, to be with them as long as possible.”

Quarterback Max Duggan, #15 of the TCU Horned Frogs, drives during the second half of the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl against the Michigan Wolverines at State Farm Stadium on December 31, 2022, in Glendale, Arizona.

Quarterback Max Duggan, #15 of the TCU Horned Frogs, drives during the second half of the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl against the Michigan Wolverines at State Farm Stadium on December 31, 2022, in Glendale, Arizona.
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Doctors said Hamlin quickly asked if the Bills had beaten the Bengals once he woke up earlier in the week.

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“There was a lot of fear and dread in that moment for him and his family, and for the guys and the coaches on the field who had to experience it,” Duggan said when asked about his initial thoughts. on Hamlin. “I’m glad to hear that he’s doing better, but to hear that he asked if they won, that means, at a time where his life could be taken away, that he cared about his teammates, his family. thinking about the guys in the locker room.

“It was very surprising to hear that.”

The Horned Frogs are preparing to take it on No. 1 Georgia on Monday as big underdogs.

Quarterback Max Duggan, #15 of the TCU Horned Frogs, warms up before the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl against the Michigan Wolverines at State Farm Stadium on December 31, 2022, in Glendale, Arizona.

Quarterback Max Duggan, #15 of the TCU Horned Frogs, warms up before the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl against the Michigan Wolverines at State Farm Stadium on December 31, 2022, in Glendale, Arizona.
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The Bulldogs are looking to be the first replacements from Alabama he did so in 2012, while TCU went from being unranked during the preseason to being in the final for its first national championship since 1938.

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TCU wide receiver Quentin Johnston to Fox News Digital that his prayers are with Hamlin and his family and that Hamlin’s first words showed the love that football players have for the game.

“That just shows how much time and effort people put into the game of football. How much love is in football,” Johnston said.

TCU's Quentin Johnston (1) in action, running with the football against Michigan at State Farm Stadium.  Glendale, AZ.

TCU’s Quentin Johnston (1) in action, running with the football against Michigan at State Farm Stadium. Glendale, AZ.
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“Of course grateful that he came, but then to hear his first words were ‘Did we win?’ it just says a lot about the love the players have for the game.”

TCU and Georgia will play for the national championship on Monday with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 pm ET.

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