High school football games bring cheering fans, excited teams and often worried parents. However at Johns Creek High School every player got a safety upgrade on Thursday. “Right now it is swag, but they won’t know how beneficial this until they wear it,” said Brian Haugen. Haugen is a football dad who never saw his son graduate…..
Player safety has football’s spotlight, from the NFL to Pop Warner football for little kids. While the focus has been on concussions and discouraging helmet-to-helmet hits, tackling is often lower on the body, from the shoulders to the knees — and that opens up a different, potentially fatal worry….
More Awareness for Abdominal Injuries Urged.
Parents Honor Their Son By Working to Protect Young Football Players Last Friday, 17-year-old New Jersey high school quarterback Evan Murray was hit on a routine play in the first half. But something wasn’t right. He walked to the sideline, collapsed, and was taken to a hospital where he later died. The cause was massive internal bleeding due to a …