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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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Ohio State educating moms about standards in player safety

Amy Mills Thu, 07/18/2013 - 9:13am

Mothers are all about support.

Their roles are founded in compassion, education and love.

Football moms are no different.

Every fall, moms across the United States drive youth football players to and from practice while planning meals and shopping and everything else that needs to be done before the next game.

And in between making snacks and preparing equipment bags, today’s football moms are dedicated to becoming more involved with all aspects of the sport. 

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U-15 Development Games draw top talent to Canton, Ohio

Heather Bremer Wed, 07/03/2013 - 9:48am

During a week that Americans celebrate their freedom with barbeques and fireworks, more than 100 athletes from across the country are donning red, white and blue for a different but no less patriotic reason.

Players ages 15 and under are in Canton, Ohio, this week to take part in the USA Football Development Games presented by Shock Doctor.

The weeklong games are heavy on development, focusing on firming up fundamentals and developing the finer skills of each position.