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September 28, 2017

USA Football ‘Adopt a League’ initiative helps programs after natural disasters

From USA Football USA Football, in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, today introduced its “Adopt a League” program. The initiative identifies youth and scholastic football programs that have been adversely affected by the three stor...


September 13, 2017

High schools in all states now using Heads Up Football program

For the first time, high school football programs spanning all 50 states are enrolled in USA Football’s Heads Up Football program, including high schools in more than 60 of the largest U.S. school districts. New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago ...


September 1, 2017

Trick plays submitted by successful coaches

In late-game situations, where momentum is lacking and the scoreboard is working against you, a little trickery may be necessary. Do you remember Nebraska’s "Fumblerooski" in the 1984 Orange Bowl, and more recently, Michigan State University’s...


September 1, 2017

Motivation is the key to a solid foundation

Football coaches are responsible for a countless number of athletes — some manage a group of 60 or more. And if you want to guarantee your best team steps on the field in the fall, you have to spend time getting to know each one during the spring a...


July 3, 2017

USA Football seeks speakers for national conference

USA Football is looking for high-energy and impactful coaches and speakers looking to share their strategies and unique insights with National Conference attendees. The National Conference will take place from January 26-28 at the Pro Bowl in ...


June 8, 2017

USA Football introduces Rookie Tackle pilot program

From USA Football Rookie Tackle, a bridge game between flag football and 11-player tackle, is designed to introduce young athletes to tackle football. In alignment with the U.S. Olympic Committee’s American Development Model (ADM), USA Football ...


March 20, 2017

USA Football accepting applications for equipment grants

Youth, middle school and high school football programs may apply now through April 12 for USA Football’s grant program, offering nearly $2 million in resources to benefit young athletes.  All schools and youth football organizations that are 501(...


December 23, 2016

Looking ahead to the 2017 USA Football National Conference

(Content sponsored by USA Football.) Another high school football season will soon be in the books. Coaches and players will pack up the equipment, shelve the playbooks and enter the offseason to recover and reset before meetings and conditioning ...