Andrew Luck answered questions from members of the media after last night’s Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears preseason game about his sudden retirement. Luck was on the sidelines when news of his retirement broke and was actually booed off the field by the Indianapolis crowd.
Here is Luck’s statement on his retirement:
Andrew Luck on his retirement: “The only way I see out is to no longer play football. It’s taken my joy of this game away, and this…” pic.twitter.com/x7NHAiqueg
— James Palmer (@JamesPalmerTV) August 25, 2019
Below are a couple videos:
The most interesting aspect of Andrew Luck’s words on his retirement last night is that what he was describing was so much more mental than physical pic.twitter.com/GcsV9VbJCW
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 25, 2019
"I know that I am unable to pour my heart and soul into this position. … it's sad, but I also have a lot of clarity in this."
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 25, 2019
Luck addressed the fans booing him by saying, “It hurt…it hurt.”
Luck, 29, finishes his career with 86 games played. In those games, he threw for 23,671 yards and 171 passing touchdowns with 83 interceptions.
His full press conference is available in the video above.