John Burroughs HS player recovering from serious practice injury


by Jeff Fisher

Max Haddad of John Burroughs High School is recovering this weekend after being hospitalized in the middle of the week for an injuring he received during a non-contact, no-pads practice on Wednesday.

According to CBS-2 LA, Hadded blacked-out after a head-t0-head hit. The story, that you can watch above, goes on to report that Haddad awoke with blood coming from his eye.  At the hospital, an MRI revealed there was also bleeding in his brain.

The bleeding eventually stopped and Haddad was allowed to go home to recover.

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Jeff Fisher
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.