The article discusses, “Why high school players lead the way in football fatalities.
This November, 2018 article states: “A week of football injuries, from youth to the pros, shows the damage the sport can inflict.”https://www.statnews.com/2018/11/21/football-injuries-death-youth/
Although the below article on football-related injuries and deaths points out that the percentage of deaths due to football are are not high given the number of participants, the number of direct deaths due to football injuries has gone up since 2000, and “Although there are risks involved in any sport and any type of exertion, the physical and contact-heavy nature of football means players are particularly at risk for brain and spinal cord injury.”
The above links are given related to my earlier poem about football published this morning. If you haven’t seen it, you can see it HERE.