New Rules to Prevent Concussions in Football Take Effect

The first day of practice for many high school football teams, included several updated rules to protect players from concussions.

The changes, from the Michigan High School Athletic Association, include not allowing full pads until the fifth day of practice and limiting practices to three hours or less. Live, collision practices, can also only be held once a day.

Coming up on News 10 at six, we talk with local players and coaches about the changes. Plus, the MSU football team's physician talks signs and consequences of concussions.


WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 270795541 - wilx.com/a?a=270795541