NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Murray Cnty., Georgia) Decision by junior high football players to remain in 8th grade rather than go on to HS, allowing them to play football for extra yr., examined; films shown. [PLAYER - comments.] [MAN - comments.] Response to situation by Georgia high school Association noted. [Association spokesperson William FORDHAM - comments.] Inability of Association to prevent situation noted. [School superintendent Douglas GRIFFIN - comments.] Practice said widespread and growing in Georgia.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones
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