Davis Senior High School lineman Brett Furtek, right, checks in his helmet on  Aug. 27. Davis Senior High now uses special helmets with sensors that alert coaches of impacts to the head. If a player experiences a hit within the “top 1 percent” of football impacts, the coaches and trainers are notified by a device on the sidelines.
Davis Senior High School lineman Brett Furtek, right, checks in his helmet on Aug. 27. Davis Senior High now uses special helmets with sensors that alert coaches of impacts to the head. If a player experiences a hit within the “top 1 percent” of football impacts, the coaches and trainers are notified by a device on the sidelines. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
Davis Senior High School lineman Brett Furtek, right, checks in his helmet on Aug. 27. Davis Senior High now uses special helmets with sensors that alert coaches of impacts to the head. If a player experiences a hit within the “top 1 percent” of football impacts, the coaches and trainers are notified by a device on the sidelines. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com

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Davis High adds technology to help prevent football concussions

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