High School Football Stars Quitting Due To Concussion Concerns

John Castello decided to stop playing football when he learned about the risks of brain injury. Dave Marmarelli/DGM Photography hide caption

For many high school athletes across the country, a scholarship to play college football is a dream come true. But after high school football player John Castello saw the movie Concussion, he turned down multiple football scholarships.

“I’d rather be paying off student loans than having trouble getting down the stairs … in the morning,” Castello says. Source: NPR

 

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