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High School Football Requirements

High School Football Requirements

What are the minimum high school football requirements? How fit do you have to be to play high school football, and do you need good grades? The minimum grades in your state are probably low – they’ll let a C student but maybe not a D student play high school football. You may also need…

Here’s how many years you can play High School football!

Here’s how many years you can play High School football!

Most high school football players play until they graduate. How many years are they eligible to play high school football? Typically, high school football players have a total of 4 years of eligibility total, across all schools. This can change in the event of unusual circumstances, like serious illness affecting a player’s ability to atten…

Can I take my dog to a high school football game?

Can I take my dog to a high school football game?

There are many places you can take your pup without any worries. Are you allowed to bring a dog to a high school football game? Dogs can attend high school football games but only in specific situations. The primary situation in which a dog is allowed in a high school football game is when the…

what type of grades do you need to play high school football

what type of grades do you need to play high school football

Some students can’t play high school football because of poor grades. What type of grades do you need to play high school football?  Different states have different standards. Fairly low grades may be accepted – a 2.0 GPA or a C average may be enough. Standards for college football are a bit higher but still…

How many high school football players go d1 [Explained!]

How many high school football players go d1 [Explained!]

College football is a lot more competitive than high school football, especially division 1 football. How many high school football players go D1? Division 1 schools are more competitive to get into than division 2 or 3 schools. A high school football player only has a 1 in 33 chance of playing for a D1…

Why can’t you hurdle in high school football? (Answered!)

Why can’t you hurdle in high school football? (Answered!)

Some things that are allowed in the NFL are not allowed in high school football. Why can’t you hurdle in high school football? Hurdling is illegal in high school football because it can lead to injuries. Arguably, high school players are not skilled enough to jump over other players without getting hurt. In professional and…

Do You Have to Wear Knee Pads in High School Football?

Do You Have to Wear Knee Pads in High School Football?

While some protective equipment is mandatory, other equipment is only recommended. Do you have to wear knee pads in high school football? Yes, you have to wear knee pads in high school football. The NFHS (national federation of state high school associations) makes the rules about what equipment is required. Knee pads are required equipment. …

Can you play high school football at 18

Can you play high school football at 18

Many people are still in high school at 18 or 19. Can you play high school football at 18? What are the rules for older players? Yes, you can still play high school football at 18 or 19. If you turned 19 before last September, you are too old to play. If you had a…

Can high school football players get paid?

Can high school football players get paid?

Nowadays, college athletes can earn money from sponsorships, endorsements, and autograph signings. Can high school football players get paid?  Usually, high school football players are not allowed to profit from the sport. Until recently, college football had strict amateurism requirements, where athletes could only get scholarships and not profit in other ways. While these rules…

Do high school football coaches get drug tested?

Do high school football coaches get drug tested?

High school football coaches have responsibility with young athletes. Are they required to get drug tested either randomly or before they start working? The rules for drug testing a high school football or otherwise athletics coach vary from district to district. There is no federal law, and in most cases no state law requiring that…