Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Transfer students, Athletes Florida High School Activities Association, Florida High School Athletic Association, Football, Rules, NFL
Transfer students; Athletes; Florida High School Activities Association; Florida High School Athletic Association; Football; Rules; National Football League
The Florida High School Activities Association and its board of principals made headlines this past week with one of those decisions that make absolutely no sense to anyone. At Lake Brantley High School the football coach made a decision to add a player to his squad, who although he had attended Lake Brantley High, did not live in the district. He was attending Lake Brantley in order to take advantage of the Emotionally Handicapped Resource program which was not available at the school in his district. This student was on the football team, not because he was a great runner or great passer, but because the coach decided that this young man's presence on the team, would help the young man with his emotional problems. He has not played a single down, of a single game.
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Crepeau, Richard C., "Florida High School Athletic Assn. and Transfer Rule - NFL Malaise" (1991). On Sport and Society. 291.