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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 lacerated spleen. He was the third high school football player to die this school year after suffering an on-field injury.

It’s a story that Brian and Kathy Haugen are all too familiar with….