PENALTY! Research Shows Football Linked with High Blood Pressure (What??!!??)

He runs… he catches… he SCORES!  But could players be scoring more than just a touch down? That may be the case according to a recent study published in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation.

A small study of 113 first year college football players from the Harvard Athlete Initiative suggests players, especially linemen, may develop high blood pressure over the course of their first season.