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CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 16, 1983
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(Studio) Collegiate practice of "red shirting" athletes explained.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Justin, Texas) Junior high school student Kyle Burns' passion for football noted leading to his repeating 7th grade just to remain on football team. [BURNS - wants scholarship to Texas A&M.] [School superintendent Jack AMMONS - opposes such process as misplaced values.] [BURNS - denies remaining in 7th grade solely for academics.] [Clay BURNS - denies pushing son in football.] [BURNS - wants to be the best.]
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Rather, Dan

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