After the leaves have changed colors and there is a slight chill in the air, Thanksgiving arrives and serves as a time for people to give thanks and enjoy the company of family and friends. This holds true for Nate Clements, Curtis Randle El and Harry Sharper, members of the National Football Players Fathers Association (NFPFA). The NFPFA is a USA Football partner, sharing the game's timeless values with parents of today's youth players.
Jared Wood has been an offensive/defensive lineman all four years of his young football career and was looking for a camp where he could really let loose. Lori Wood, Jared's mother, said he found just the place at one of USA Football's Player Academies.
Regardless of your season's outcome - win or lose - make sure your team remembers their season for all of the right reasons. End-of-year banquets and ceremonies can be amongst the most important events on the football calendar, and youth leagues around the country are starting to take notice.
The Portsmouth (N.H.) Youth Football Clippers, led by the efforts of team president Boyd Morrison, have taken end-of-the-year awards to a whole new level.