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Would your 7-on-7 experience draw NCAA violations?

Thu, 06/02/2011 - 11:10am

If you're the parent of a high school football player who is considering to play 7-on-7, or know someone who is, USA Football urges full understanding of NCAA rules before registering for a league or travel team.

Joe Schad, national college football reporter for ESPN, recently filed an investigative video report that probed a handful of 7-on-7 programs. Actions of some administrators may jeopardize college scholarship hopes for high school football players.

Among those Schad speaks to in order to alert high school players of potential issues is Chris Merritt, the head coach at Miami Christopher Columbus High School and a U.S. Under-19 National Team coach.

Know the facts.

Visit the NCAA's Eligibility Center or call their office toll-free at 877-262-1492.