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A Look Inside High School Football Concussions

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The NFL has seen its product blasted over the year for how it has dealt with concussions. It all stemmed from players such as former Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide after suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

A slew of former players have been diagnosed with CTE, including former NFL running back Tony Dorsett. On ESPN, Dorsett told them “when he took his Oct. 21 flight from Dallas to Los Angeles, he repeatedly struggled to remember why he was aboard the plane where he was going.”

That’s scary.