Former NFL Player, HS Coach Sued for Hitting Student

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The father of a Tennessee high school football player is suing the boy’s former coach, who was also a linebacker with the Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets.

The father of the Ravenwood High School student is suing Ryan Fowler, Williamson County Schools and the school’s superintendent, alleging that Fowler, a former NFL player, injured his son during a Sept. 10, 2019 practice.

The suit alleges Fowler put on a helmet and pads during the practice and participated in a drill in which he struck the 16-year-old with his shoulder, causing the boy to black out and suffer a complex concussion.

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