Talk of Iowa
Tue September 10, 2013
The Future of Football
It’s football season and as Iowans stream into bleachers to cheer on high school football teams concerns about head trauma at the highest level of the game is filtering down to youth levels.
Today on River to River Ben Kieffer looks at how safety concerns are changing the game of football on fields across the state and as well as the sport's future in Iowa. Former NFL place-kicker and Hawkeye Nate Kaeding, sports commentator John U. Bacon, Tom Wilson--Head Football Coach and Athletic Director for Dowling Catholic High School--and Jim Angstman, Executive Director for Metro Youth Football Association in Cedar Rapids join the conversation.