Blue Valley (Kansas) head coach Eric Driskell dies after brain aneurysm

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Three days after suffering a ruptured brain aneurysm, Blue Valley head football coach Eric Driskell has passed away.  Driskell, who leaves behind a wife and two children, led Blue Valley to Kansas 6A state titles in 2010 and 2013.

Coach Driskell was 43 years old.

 

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America.Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet.Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.