Safer helmets shunned


POSTED: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 6:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 6:09pm

There is a new device to protect football players from concussions, but some schools are actually avoiding it. John Anderson r

(WKYC) We are back to the tackles and the hits of high school football, but in today's game, we keep a close eye on the score and the concussions.

Eastlake North head coach George Burick said "I don't ever want any of our kids to get hurt, our team or their team."

Burick says he suffered dozens of concussions when he played football. He has a huge scar on the back of his head from brain surgery -- a tumor was removed, and doctors still don't know if it was related to all the hits.

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