Tennessee high school football coach attacked by student


by Jeff Fisher

A Tennessee high school football coach has been hospitalized after being attacked by a 17-year-old student wanting to try out for the team.

According to the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal, Ron Aydelott, head coach at Riverdale High School sustained severe facial injuries after being assaulted in his office Tuesday morning.

The teen was reportedly turning in paper work to try out for the school’s football team.

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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.