Former NFL star remains unconscious after heroic efforts saved the lives of his children

Peyton Hillis retired from the NFL in 2015. He was best recognized for his time with the Arkansas Razorbacks in college and his time with the Cleveland Browns.

Hillis, however, was sent to the intensive care unit on January 6, where he remains unconscious.

Hillis was hospitalized following a swimming incident involving his children, according to sources. Hillis and his family were in Pensacola, Florida on Thursday, January 5, when the former football great became a hero by saving his children from drowning.