Former NFL Quarterback Jared Lorenzen 'Fighting with Everything' Amid Serious Health Crisis

July 01, 2019Jul 01, 2019

Former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen is "fighting with everything he has" amid a recent battle with his health. Lorenzen was hospitalized in the ICU on Friday and is now facing serious issues with his heart and kidneys.

Recently, his family released a statement on his health.

"On Friday, June 28, Jared began playing a bigger, more important game than he’s ever played before," the statement read. "Jared had not been feeling well for a few weeks and that finally caught up with him. He was brought to the hospital and fairly quickly was admitted to the ICU.

"Jared is battling an infection, kidney and heart issues. He is fighting with everything he has and his immediate family is by his side. We will attempt to update as often as possible, but please respect that some aspects of this journey are private matters."

According to Fox News, "Lorenzen played four seasons with the Kentucky Wildcats before going pro. He still holds the Wildcats record for most career passing yards with 10,354. He served as a backup quarterback for the New York Giants from 2006 to 2007."

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