BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29: The Colorado Buffaloes prepare to face the UCLA Bruins at Folsom Field on September 29, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. UCLA defeated Colorado 42-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Reinhardt was the nation's leading receiver on Sept. 15, 1984, when the Buffaloes visited the Ducks. With about two minutes left and Colorado trailing 27-20, he was tackled.
After losing consciousness on the sidelines, Reinhart was taken to a local hospital where doctors discovered he had a blot clot in his brain. Reinhardt underwent emergency surgery and spent some three months in a coma.
Reinhardt's family was never given much hope for his recovery. Now 47, Reinhardt will be at Autzen Stadium this Saturday when No. 2 Oregon hosts Colorado.
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