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Bart Starr collapses at Madison conference

Published On: Dec 04 2012 11:09:11 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 04 2012 12:03:57 PM CST

MADISON, Wis. -

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr collapsed after giving a presentation during an event at Monona Terrace in Madison Tuesday morning, according to staff at Monona Terrace.

Fran Puleo, community and public relations manager for Monona Terrace, said Starr wrapped up his presentation, collapsed and later regained consciousness.

Emergency responders were called to Monona Terrace at 10 a.m.

Starr was at Monona Terrace for the WisconsinHousing and Economic Development Authority Multifamily and Economic Development Conference.

A spokesperson for WHEDA said Starr finished his 45 minute speech, took a long pause and collapsed near the podium. He was sitting up a few minutes later and refused further medical care.

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