He also battled head injuries and appeared to play through concussions while at East Mississippi Community College, known as a last-chance school for players who fail out of or are kicked off big-time college teams.
Patrick had knee and shoulder injuries at IN and also missed the 2015 season because he was academically ineligible. As of a few weeks ago he was no longer part of their football program and no longer enrolled at the school.
Wright was a key figure in the "Last Chance U" series in its latest season. Radford was found on the street in a residential neighborhood with multiple stab wounds. The brothers played football for the junior college before moving on. In August, police said they had arrested two men and charged them with criminal homicide.
IN announced July 24 that Patrick was granted a medical hardship that ended his college football career while keeping him on scholarship. He remained in custody in IN on Thursday, pending his extradition to Blount County.
Patrick, a student at Indiana University, was arrested Wednesday night by campus police, awaiting extradition back to Tennessee.
Currently, Patrick is being held at the Monroe County Correctional Center in Bloomington, Ind., and Wright is being held at the Blount County Justice Center in Maryville, Tenn. He remained on scholarship, and was suspended following his arrest this week.
The brothers, among other topics, discussed the hardships they faced during the show's second season in 2016, recalling their time spent in foster homes as children after being abandoned by their mother, ESPN reports.