The dangers of high school football are scaring parents out of the game

In a single season of football at the high school and college level, players are taking about 700-1000 hits to the head. Participation in high school football has declined 10% over the past decade, with parents citing fears about head injuries as a deterrent. Eric Clark, a 16 year old in Atlanta, was nearly paralyzed during a football game last year. While it was devastating to his family, his brother Andre is still passionate about the game.

Originally published on CNN Facebook Watch show Go There on January 31, 2020

Credit: DP, Cinematographer

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