Student Well-Being

Texas May Begin Restricting Contact in High School Football Practices

By Bryan Toporek — May 10, 2013 1 min read

High school football coaches in Texas could soon be facing restrictions on the amount of full contact allowed in practices per week, assuming the University Interscholastic League medical advisory committee has its way.

Last month, the UIL committee unanimously recommended limiting high school teams to 90 minutes of full-contact, game-speed practices per week during the regular season and the playoffs, according to the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.