Some are now playing on other football teams in Green Country, saying issues like coaches dragging them by the face mask caused them to transfer. For other families, leaving the area isn't an option.
"This is our home and this is where we're staying. I grew up here. I grew up in this house," the freshman's mother said.
Of the half dozen families we spoke with, they tell us their largest concern is players who lose their spirit.
"If it gets to the point where your laid back, go-with-the-flow kid is refusing to finish out the year in football, then you know there's something wrong," the student's mother said.
Staff at the high school did not want to go on camera, but said they have only received one complaint this season, which they are currently investigating. The school's director of public relations recommends parents reach out to the school if they're having problems.