DALLAS (AP) -- A former Dallas Cowboys player who was inside the team's practice facility when it collapsed in 2009 has settled a lawsuit against the company that designed the building and companies operated by team owner Jerry Jones.
Jamar Hunt was attempting to make the Cowboys as a rookie free agent when the structure fell in a wind storm on May 2, 2009.
Attorney Michael Guajardo told The Associated Press Friday that Hunt received an undisclosed amount to settle his claim that he suffered a neck injury when a steel beam landed on him. Hunt contends that the injury prevented him from making an NFL team.
The tight end from Texas-El Paso is the only player known to have sought damages for an injury suffered in the disaster.