Every sport has a certain level of violence attached to it, especially if it is a contact sport like the NFL. Back in the year 1976 season opener, coach Steelers and Chuck Noll issued a statement that rings truest in today’s landscape. The dup said, “There is a certain criminal element in every aspect of society. Apparently, we have it in the NFL, too.”
In a recent incident of violence that took place in Atlanta that shook the fundamentals of football as a sport. The issue attracted so much attention that it earned huge public outrage from fans as well as business insiders. One such business insider was Marcus Wiley, a former player who turned into a popular television host, who shared his opinion of the same.
Aftermath Of Violence
In a recent video that surfaced, we see a coach hitting and shouting at a player during a game between Benjamin E. Mays High School and Douglas County High School in Atlanta. The match was aired live and countless locals tuned in.
But what stuck with fans is the lay coach Carl Sledge’s attitude towards his students. Sources confirmed that Sledge is a lay coach and holds no position of power in Benjamin E. Mays High School. Post the surfacing of the video, the lay coach was arrested on battery charges.
Fans and insiders of the game came together to discuss the aftermath of the violence and how it can alter the perception of young minds. In fact, due to the already violent nature of the sport, things can get a little heated up. However, everyone unanimously agreed that this was no way to behave with a student and an athlete who is representing his community or school. For more sports-related content, keep following our page closely.