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American Football Coaches Association officially supports USA Football's Heads Up Football program

Steve Alic, Director of Communications Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:47pm

The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) partners with USA Football to advance youth and high school football player safety by endorsing USA Football’s Heads Up Football program during its annual convention Monday in Indianapolis.

The AFCA’s endorsement of Heads Up Football comes during its 2014 Convention and marks the first time that the 93-year-old organization has endorsed a youth football player safety program.

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Mackovic to parents: Be smart, stay engaged

By Joe Frollo Tue, 11/26/2013 - 12:00pm

Former NFL and college football head coach John Mackovic has some simple advice for parents who are weighing whether to let their sons play football.

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USA Football and Glazier Clinics partner to bring Heads Up Football program to high school coaches

Steve Alic, Director of Communications Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:10am

USA Football and Glazier Clinics will partner in 2014 to instruct high school football coaches about Heads Up FootballSM at select clinics nationwide and through Glazier Clinic Online.

Developed by USA Football and supported by stakeholders on multiple levels of the sport, Heads Up Football is a comprehensive approach to a better, safer game that educates coaches, players and parents about proper equipment fitting, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concussion recognition and response and Heads Up Tackling techniques.