[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here wasn’t much to the one and only major tackle my soul experienced in a rather short and uneventful football career.
Falling backward in a one-on-two person tackling drill in middle school was enough to rattle the ol’ bean in the dome.
There was a slight sense of disorientation, followed by the smallest of headaches.
There was no blackout moment, nor did my bell get too rung.
Get up, get back in line and prepare for the next drill was the focus in my middle scho...