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Interactive: The 2014 College Football Concussion Map

Follow America Tonight's ongoing coverage of every reported concussion during the 2014 college football season

For the NCAA, this college football season is a transformative one, both on and off the field. And once again, the concussion debate in sports, especially big-time college football, remains ongoing.

Last year, there were fewer than 200 concussions publicly reported among 126 Football Bowl Subdivision programs – averaging fewer than two reported concussions per team. This comes as college football, at every level, sees about 4,000 concussions per year, according to the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, which oversees the NCAA’s Injury Surveillance Program. In late November 2014, Kosta Karageorge, a walk-on defensive lineman at Ohio State, was found dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Days earlier, Karageorge, a student-athlete with a history of concussion-related issues, told his mother, in what would be his final note, that "these concussions have my head all f---ed up."

Continuing our coverage from last football season, America Tonight will track all reported concussions in major college football this season. This map marks each reported player concussion, as well as a conference-by-conference breakdown of what conferences and programs have publicly reported the most concussions this year. The map will be updated every week during the 2014 season (including the preseason).

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Reported concussions: 143

Updated Dec. 18, 2014

Sources: individual team injury reports,, USA Today, ESPN Stats & Information, media reports

Concussions by conference

(The numbers listed below represent a conference-by-conference breakdown of all reported concussions for Football Bowl Subdivision programs as of Dec. 18, 2014. Players are listed in alphabetical order.)

1. Mountain West, 25

-Joey Anglemire, offensive lineman, Air Force

-Oscar Barron, offensive lineman, San Jose State

-Osirius Burke, running back, San Jose State

-Jamal Byrd, defensive back, Air Force

-Kimmie Carson, linebacker, New Mexico

-Patrick Clifford, tight end, Nevada

-Bryan Douglas, defensive back, Boise State

-SaQwan Edwards, defensive back, New Mexico

-Joe Hansley, wide receiver, Colorado State

-Terry Jackson, defensive lineman, Colorado State

-DeAndre Jones, defensive back, Wyoming

-Adam Khouri, offensive lineman, Air Force

-Riley Lange, defensive lineman, Wyoming

-Nathan Leddige, offensive lineman, Wyoming

-Charles Lovett, wide receiver, Colorado State

-Kevin Pierre-Louis, defensive back, Colorado State

-Tony Popovich, defensive lineman, San Jose State

-Matt Rochell, offensive lineman, Air Force

-Kurt Scoby, running back, Fresno State

-Omar Stover, running back, Wyoming

-Devonta Tabannah, defensive back, New Mexico

-Christian Tago, linebacker, San Jose State

-Fernando Villanueva, offensive lineman, San Jose State

-Johnny Vizcaino, offensive lineman, New Mexico

-Randy Williams, defensive lineman, New Mexico

2. Pac-12, 20

-Jerod Cody, defensive lineman, Arizona

-Brad Cotner, offensive lineman, Colorado

-Kaiwi Crabb, offensive lineman, Colorado

-Hayden Craig, tight end, Oregon State

-Addison Gillam, linebacker, Colorado

-Samajie Grant, wide receiver, Arizona

-Jeromy Irwin, offensive lineman, Colorado

-Gerrad Kough, offensive lineman, Colorado

-Sefo Liufau, quarterback, Colorado

-Cyler Miles, quarterback, Washington

-Will Parks, defensive back, Arizona

-Christian Powell, running back, Colorado

-Adonis Smith, running back, Arizona

-Terrel Smith, defensive back, Colorado

-Zach Smith, long snapper, USC

-Jaelen Strong, wide receiver, Arizona State

-Edward Tandy, linebacker, Cal

-Tedric Thompson, defensive back, Colorado

-Evan White, defensive back, Colorado

-Jeff Worthy, defensive lineman, Arizona

T-3. Big 12, 16

-Tre'Von Armstead, tight end, Baylor

-David Ash, quarterback, Texas

-B.J. Catalon, running back, TCU

-Jordan Davis, wide receiver, Texas Tech

-Daxx Garman, quarterback, Oklahoma State

-Kolby Listenbee, wide receiver, TCU

-Patrick Mahomes, quarterback, Texas Tech

-Oni Omoile, offensive lineman, Iowa State

-Bryce Petty, quarterback, Baylor

-Dominique Robertson, offensive lineman, Texas Tech

-Elijah Rodriguez, offensive lineman, Texas

-Marcus Smith, defensive lineman, Texas Tech

-Kendall Thompson, linebacker, Texas

-Clint Trickett, quarterback, West Virginia

-Keenon Ward, defensive back, Texas Tech

-Jarvis West, wide receiver, Iowa State

T-3. Mid-American, 16

-Jarred Alwan, linebacker, Temple

-J.T. Blyden, running back, UMass

-Blair Brown, linebacker, Ohio

-Ron Coluzzi, punter, Central Michigan

-Brendan Cope, wide receiver, Ohio

-Blake Dueitt, defensive lineman, Ball State

-Martez Hester, defensive back, Ball State

-Thad Ingol, defensive back, Ohio

-Michael Julian, quarterback, Toledo

-Dwight Macon, wide receiver, Toledo

-Najee Murray, defensive back, Kent State

-Kyle Pohl, quarterback, Akron

-Brandon Purdum, defensive lineman, Ohio

-Darius Redmond, linebacker, Kent State

-Nathan Strock, quarterback, Kent State

-Alex Zmolik, tight end, Toledo

5. ACC, 15

-Jackson Boyer, wide receiver, North Carolina

-Nick Brigham, offensive lineman, Georgia Tech

-Ryan Doull, offensive lineman, Virginia

-Mario Edwards, defensive end, Florida State

-Rashad Greene, wide receiver, Florida State

-E.J. Levenberry, linebacker, Florida State

-Trey Marshall, defensive back, Florida State

-Austin McClellan, running back, Georgia Tech

-Kevin Parks, running back, Virginia

-Mario Pender, running back, Florida State

-Jacob Pugh, linebacker, Florida State

-Chase Roberts, offensive lineman, Georgia Tech

-Karlos Williams, running back, Florida State

-Austin Wilson, quarterback, Syracuse

-John Wolford, quarterback, Wake Forest

6. SEC, 14

-Bryson Allen-Williams, linebacker, South Carolina

-Brooks Ellis, linebacker, Arkansas

-Trae Elston, defensive back, Ole Miss

-Myles Garrett, defensive lineman, Texas A&M

-Merritt Hall, fullback, Georgia

-I'Tavius Mathers, running back, Ole Miss

-Blake McClain, defensive lineman, South Carolina

-Cassanova McKinzy, linebacker, Auburn

-Rico McWilliams, defensive back, South Carolina

-Connor Neighbors, fullback, LSU

-Patton Robinette, quarterback, Vanderbilt

-Alphonse Taylor, offensive lineman, Alabama

-Jonathan Walton, linebacker, South Carolina

-Stanley "Boom" Williams, running back, Kentucky

7. Big Ten, 12

-Caleb Bak, offensive lineman, Minnesota

-Foster Bush, offensive lineman, Minnesota

-Berkley Edwards, running back, Minnesota

-Collin Ellis, linebacker, Northwestern

-J-Shun Harris II, wide receiver, Indiana

-Kosta Karageorge, defensive lineman, Ohio State

-B.J. Knauf, wide receiver, Purdue

-Austin Logan, defensive back, Purdue

-Shane Morris, quarterback, Michigan

-D'Angelo Roberts, running back, Indiana

-Donovan Smith, offensive lineman, Penn State

-Frankie Williams, defensive back, Purdue

8. Sun Belt, 11

-Brandon Burks, running back, Troy

-Kight Dallas, linebacker, Georgia State

-Drew Dearman, offensive lineman, South Alabama

-Qudarius Floyd, defensive back, South Alabama

-Chris May, offensive lineman, South Alabama

-Keith Rucker, tight end, Georgia State

-Brandon Silvers, quarterback, Troy

-Chandon Sullivan, defensive back, Georgia State

-James Traylor, linebacker, Georgia State

-Mark Wilson, linebacker, Troy

-T.J. Worthy, defensive back, UL Lafayette

9. Conference USA, 6

-Luke Elsner, defensive lineman, UTEP

-Paulo Melendez, offensive lineman, UTEP

-James Radcliffe, linebacker, Rice

-Destri White, linebacker, Rice

-Zac Whitfield, defensive back, North Texas

-Darrell Williams, offensive lineman, Western Kentucky

10. American, 5

-Brandon Alexander, defensive back, Central Florida

-Casey Cochran, quarterback, Connecticut

-Dylan Foxworth, offensive lineman, Tulsa

-Demarco Nelson, defensive back, Tulsa

-Derek Patterson, wide receiver, Tulsa

11. Independents, 3

-Craig Bills, defensive back, BYU

-James Onwualu, linebacker, Notre Dame

-Lonnie Richardson, defensive back, Navy

Concussions by program

(The numbers listed below represent the FBS programs with the most publicly reported concussions this season as of Dec. 18, 2014.)

1. Colorado, 10

2. Florida State, 7

3. Four teams, 5 (Arizona, New Mexico, San Jose State, Texas Tech)

Concussions by position

(The numbers listed below represent the positions with the most publicly reported concussions this season as of Dec. 18, 2014.)

1. Defensive back, 27

2. Offensive lineman, 26

3. Linebacker, 21

4. Running back, 17

5. Quarterback, 16

Concussions by state

(The numbers listed below represent the states with the most publicly reported concussions this season as of Dec. 18, 2014.)

1. Texas, 18

2. Colorado, 16

3. Ohio, 12

T-4. Alabama, 9

T-4. Georgia, 9

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