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  • Multi-sport play delivers skills, success on and off the field

    How can you set up your athlete for success on & off the field? Start by encouraging multi-sport participation.

    American Medical Society for Sports Medicine member Dr. Justin McCoy of SCL Health explains why while exploring the pitfalls of specialization.


    Every young football player has dreamed of making the Super Bowl-winning touchdown catch as the clock expires. Very few get to actually achieve the dream of competing in a Super Bowl, but thousands of athletes get to compete at their own level of play nationwide every year, whether it’s youth, hig...

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  • Black History Month: Q&A with Youth League Leaders

    For this week's celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, we hear from youth league leaders from across the country. ⬇

    Andrea Hicks, KC United Youth Football and Cheer
    Lamont Jones, Rockford Park District
    Thelma Clark-Thomas, GYFC - Georgia Youth Football Conference
    Mac Stephens, Cleveland Heights High School Athletics


    As part of our Black History Month celebration, USA Football is proud to highlight and recognize the Black players, coaches, parents, officials and administrators that have helped and continue to shape the game into the one we all know and love today.

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  • Texas football coach feeds players after storm

    Extremely proud to call Brad Smithey a #USAFootball board member & U.S. National Football Team alum & coach.

    When parts of Texas went dark, he sprang into action, putting together meals for his students and athletes at West Oso ISD.

    In tough times like these, this is what the world needs. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘


    Corpus Christi, Texas, high school football coach Brad Smithey is making lunch bags for his athletes and students who are still without power and water.

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  • Why is football helmet reconditioning important?

    Helmets need a refresh after each season. Read about the what and why from our conversation with Riddell Sports

    https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/4785/why-is-football-helmet-reconditioning-important


    Riddell recommends teams and leagues recondition their football helmets every year. Take a look at how it's done, and why they need it.

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