Sacramento High School football players take a knee before the National Anthem was to be played during their game against Florin High School on Saturday, September 30, 2017. EJ Larry said it was a team decision to take a knee. A technical difficul Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento High School football players take a knee before the National Anthem was to be played during their game against Florin High School on Saturday, September 30, 2017. EJ Larry said it was a team decision to take a knee. A technical difficul Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
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September 30, 2017 05:56 PM

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Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He's an award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes to report on what makes teams and athletes unique. Though Davidson has been accused of being a graduate of Del Oro, De La Salle, Elk Grove, Franklin, Grant, Granite Bay, Jesuit, Oak Ridge, Rocklin, St. Francis and many other local schools, he attended high school in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.

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