Football High

April 12, 2011 / 53m

Season 2011: Episode 11

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High school football has never had a higher profile, with nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports websites. But as high school players grow bigger, faster and stronger, there are growing concerns about the health and safety of these young players — with rising rates of concussions, career-ending injuries, even death. Has the amped-up culture of high school football outrun necessary protections for the boys who play the game? [Explore more stories on the original website for Football High.]