The mother of a Wisconsin man who died in 2012 is suing the Pop Warner organization, saying his suicide was the result of dementia caused by brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football.
The number of concussions in youth football has been declining in recent years; concussion concerns are a big part of that.
Concussions and head injures have become such a concern for some parents that they are encouraging their kids not to try out for football.
Concussions from playing football have become a growing concern at all levels of play, but especially in younger players. Kids can join tackle football leagues as early as in the third grade.