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News Article – College Football Must Change

27 Jan

CBS Sports – A recent article clearly illustrates the role of athlete advocate that ATs often play.  Since 2000, 19 college football players have died while performing football related training.  Notice, no deaths have occurred on the playing field or the practice field.  No deaths have occurred as a direct result of legal or illegal hits sustained during play.  All these deaths occurred at NCAA institutions in the off-season!

In the article, Scott Anderson, head athletic trainer at Oklahoma State, is quoted and his role Continue reading