California High School Football Players Hospitalized With Mysterious Brain Injuries

The two teens lost consciousness and collapsed after a routine game. School officials are now searching for what caused the sudden brain injuries.
2:22 | 09/01/15

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All right, George to that mystery at a California high school. Two football players rushed to the hospital after a game. Both with brain injuries. One of them in critical condition. But there are questions this morning about how it happened. ABC's kayna Whitworth joins us now with the story. Kayna, good morning. Reporter: Yeah, a lot of question, Lara, good morning to you and while school officials comb through game footage the sheriff's office is now involved saying they are investigating what happened both on and off the field. This morning, California police and school officials trying to solve the mystery of what caused two high school football players to both be hospitalized with sudden brain injuries after a routine game. Thorough investigation killing neighbor Woodby. Come on. Reporter: The jur seeing nearly 180 H footage from the three-year feud between the two. Both neighbors documenting their claims of and harassmentby the r.othe E om CN back over here. Step on this side -- he was going to get that boy on pt seember 16th, that's exactly what he tried to do. Reporter:agon wti tfiesed in September 13 a drunken Woodby approached himnd a his son Colton hitting E thhead fence post and firing his gun at Woodby four time S claiming self-defense. I just didn't know what else can cause blood and that blood can collect and cause layers in the head. Reporter: Authorities now investigating whether reports of drug use among players particularly the prescription drug adderall used to treat add may have played a role. The rumor we heard about was adderall. That would be the primary focus. Reporter: Arresting a 17-year-old fellow student Monday for allegedly selling the drug to classmates. Though they say so far they have not connected the suspect to the injuries that brown and Schwartz suffered. And as authorities search for answers, the teens' classmates simply hoping for their recovery. It's scary because it's like you don't expect that to happen but when it really does it's like scary. Reporter: A neurologist we spoke to said there's no clear relationship between adderall and developing blood around your brain after a hit but this investigation continues and, George, and Lara, we want to pass along to you nick's family is saying he is responding to some stimuli.

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