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Video: Utah high school football coach suspends entire team

ROOSEVELT, Utah (RNN) — A Utah football coach who suspended his entire team after last Friday's game has received national attention and praise.

Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNLOn Saturday, Coach Matt Labrum and his staff gave letters to the entire Union High football team and told them that none of them would be able to wear their jersey again until they earned the privilege to do so, according to the Deseret News.The entire team lost their chance to play ball due to a variety of problems that included poor grades, skipping classes, cyber bullying and what coaches called \lack of character.\In the letter, the coaches not only told the youngsters that they would be suspended from the team, but reminded them that it is a privilege to play football, and that they were \not pleased with how our football brothers are representing our family