Esquire’s ‘Friday Night Tykes': Football Dad Goes Out of Bounds (Exclusive Video)

The father of an eight-year-old player speaks out against a controversial play that injures his son

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 7:03 PM

The eight-year-old tykes of the Texas Youth Football Association play with the ferocity of “no pain, no gain.” But when it comes to one’s own kid, things change.

In TheWrap’s exclusive clip from Tuesday’s episode of “Friday Night Tykes” on Esquire network, an outraged father causes a commotion mid-game when his son is potentially injured by a controversial helmet-to-helmet hit.

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“Friday Night Tykes,” which premiered on the Esquire Network on Jan. 14, follows the cut-throat reality of youth football programs. From merciless coaches to overprotective parents, the show highlights the intense competition that surrounds building young football stars.

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TYFA has Chapters in San Antonio, Austin, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley.

“Friday Night Tykes” airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on the Esquire Network.


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