Coaches Credited With Saving Student’s Life

Carol Cavazos, CBS DFW

GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM)- A couple of Garland High School coaches are credited with helping to save a player’s life after he collapsed during an indoor drill last week.

It turns out, the student had an undiagnosed heart problem. Doctors at Medical City Children’s Hospital implanted a defibrillator in his chest Wednesday. Now, everyone is breathing easier.

By all accounts, Richard Young was healthy. He was 15-years-old. He was a freshman on the Garland High School football team, #82.

So, it was a shock when he collapsed during an indoor drill at school last Wednesday, April 18th.

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