Rockwall Heath HS football coach on leave after pushup punishment

ROCKWALL, Texas - A high school football coach in Rockwall County was suspended after some players needed medical attention following a workout. Th...

January 12, 2023
12:30 AM

ROCKWALL, Texas - A high school football coach in Rockwall County was suspended after some players needed medical attention following a workout. The principal at Rockwall Heath High School said steps are being taken to determine exactly what happened. The school district said it hired an "independent third party" to investigate the incident. The school's head football coach is accused of requiring a group of football players to do a large number of pushups. Coach John Harrell has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is underway.

Dan Godwin