Greatest football pain not injury, but making a mistake

Few would dispute the claim that, in Texas high school sports, football is king.  
That’s changed some over the years but that head-butting game is still dominant. Friday night frenzy is adequate testimony to that claim.
I don’t know everything that runs through players’ minds today but “don’t fumble,” “don’t miss a tackle” and “man-up” are probably in the top five.
Injury or physical harm never worried me when I played. If it had, neither I nor anyone else would be likely to go

 

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