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¶ The most dangerous play in high-school football is the second-half kickoff (muscles cool off between the halves, but pep talks heat up enthusiasm).

¶ The peak of the injury season is the first five minutes of the third quarter in the game nearest October 25.

¶ The player most likely to get hurt is the halfback plunging off tackle; the player least likely to be injured is the center on offense.

These findings are from Denver's Security Life & Accident Co.'s unique, five-year-old experiment in insuring high-school athletes against injury. With 60 new pigskin...

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