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(ESPN)   One of the Top 300 High School Football players suffers fifth concussion, forced to quit football forever. Committed to play at FSU next year, and though he won't play, FSU will honor his scholarship. Florida tag last seen hiding behind spiffy tag   ( divider line
    More: Spiffy, Richy Klepal, Florida State University, concussion, Jimbo Fisher, students, scholarships, wake-up call, Florida State  
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1338 clicks; posted to Sports » on 21 Sep 2012 at 12:08 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-09-21 12:51:16 PM  
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Nice story but I can't help but think that they're only honoring it because it's a concussion story and with any other injury, they'd boot him. Colleges have just as much to lose from public concerns about concussions as the NFL, both in new money and new players,
2012-09-21 10:08:02 PM  
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CrazedHatter: Maybe his love for football gets converted into coaching materials science and physiology?

2012-09-21 02:04:20 PM  
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1. FSU did the right thing
2. Sad that we make a big deal about people doing the right thing
2012-09-21 12:22:45 PM  
1 vote:
Good on FSU for this one, hopefully the kid will get a chance to be around the game in some capacity. Maybe his love for football gets converted into coaching? I'd definitely consider it in his place.
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