NJ Spotlight News

High school footballers' deaths renew sports risks debate

Clip: 09/26/2022 | 3m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Safety guidelines surrounding high school football are once again being scrutinized after a high school football player from Linden died nearly two weeks after being critically injured during a game. Xavier McClain suffered from an apparent traumatic brain injury. The tragedy isn’t the only death to rock a high school football team this season.

Aired: 09/26/22

Rating: NR

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