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49ers second year linebacker Chris Borland retires at 24 years old

In a very surprising move, San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker has Chris Borland, 24, has retired from the NFL after one season because of concerns about the “long-term effects of repetitive head trauma,” he told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines.”

@Eric_Branch: Report: #49ers Chris Borland, 24, retires because of concussion concerns. http://t.co/3osn4mZv3r

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This is the second linebacker of the Niners to retire in the past week. This is a reminder that some players want a lot more in life.

Borland admitted to suffering more than one concussion in his career.

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