A scary scene unfolded Friday night in Templeton as the Eagles took on San Luis Obispo High.
The game was halted after Templeton player Isaac Lindsey suffered an apparent head injury and had to be taken away by paramedics in the fourth quarter.
As the Eagles drove the field, Lindsey ran to the sideline and called for a substitute following a play. A few minutes later, Lindsey was on his back surrounded by paramedics and his family, including his brother Louis Lindsey, who also plays for the Eagles.
"All I saw is that he got a little head-to-head contact and he pulled himself out," Templeton coach Dan Loney said.
"You've got to take the proper precautions, that's why we have the best medical staff in the area."
The stadium fell silent and both teams held their helmets high as Isaac Lindsey was carted away. San Luis Obispo coach Pat Johnston was clearly shaken by the incident.
Johnston said coaches from Templeton told him Lindsey started having a seizure.
"That's really scary stuff," Johnston said. "Whether it's on your team or your opponents team you never want to see it and it really affects you in a kind of a personal way. Myself and all the Tigers are thinking about that young man."
"It really hits you hard when you see a guy that's playing football and all of a sudden he's on a stretcher. It's not a good thing to see."