SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- The sore knees that ended Nate Costa's playing days as the University of Oregon's quarterback have also ended his career plans as a police officer in Springfield.
He tweaked a knee Aug. 22 while running an obstacle course on the first day of training at the Oregon Public Safety Academey in Salem.
Costa told The Register Guard (http://bit.ly/qqIuYS ) on Thursday that doctors advised him to pull out of the academy.
Costa says he'll continue working as a football analyst for Comcast SportsNet.
Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com