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11-06-2012, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by awfulwaffle View Post
I do question the NCAA though, I thought there were rules in place to check a player for injury during the game, and make sure there aren't concussion symptoms?
There are:

Concussion Confusion

In the timeout that followed the play on which Scott was injured, Arizona's head trainer observed the quarterback as he spoke to Rodriguez, and "there were no deficiencies identified through the observation" to suggest a concussion, Byrne said. (Byrne said that tape of the broadcast shows the trainer listening as the coach and player talk.) Scott returned to the field and after one play, Arizona called another timeout during which medical employees observed him again. And again, Byrne said, "there were no signs" to suggest a concussion.

After the touchdown, medical employees "continued to observe Matt," and as a "precaution," opted to withhold him from the rest of the game, Byrne said. Tests of Scott on Sunday and Monday offered no evidence of a concussion.

His interview starts at the 1:49 mark also:

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