That's what I've been saying ever since this hit my facebook page. I feel for this young man and would love to be able to see him continue on the team. However, what about all the other 19 year old Seniors that would want to play? The rule is in place for a reason. Brett can suit up in his Jersey and be on the sidelines, he can be manager, water boy, score keeper, mascot, whatever. He can't wear the pads and/or helmet.
Rules are rules.
If they let him play and by some chance win the championship, it would give another team the opportunity to appeal. I don't think anyone would want that.
That being said, I have no dog in this fight. But, hope it all works out for the best.
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