With rookie minicamps now complete, the 2013 NFL Draft class has experienced its first taste of NFL life.
And while the drafted rookies enter the NFL from a variety of different backgrounds, one thing they generally all have in common is an outstanding experience playing high school football.
WHAT: The Heads Up Football Ambassador clinic will guide former NFL players through a series of drills to reinforce proper tackling mechanics that focus on reducing helmet contact, feature education on concussion recognition and response and instruct on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting.
Nationwide program launched with $1.5 million grant from the NFL Foundation
Former NFL players to serve as Heads Up Football Ambassadors
More than 900 youth football leagues across the United States representing more than 200,000 players and 30,000 coaches nationwide have committed to the health and safety of their young players by adopting Heads Up Football, a new USA Football pilot program for the 2013 season dedicated to making the game better and safer.