Is this contact too harsh for youth football?
That’s what the internet is debating after a video was posted on Twitter of a youth football drill involving a couple of 8-year-olds. One kid gets flatted with a hard helmet-to-helmet hit.
Are they too young to be doing this drill? pic.twitter.com/lA8G9U86Wx
— Young Black Jesus (@Zeekncashe) May 11, 2021
The video went viral, prompting an intense debate online. Some people say the kids are too young to be hitting that hard, others say football has always been that way.