High schools adopting Heads Up Football program to battle concussions

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Gabe Infante preached over the summer to youth football coaches about Heads Up Football, a program aimed at reducing helmet hits and raising concussion awareness. He's now formally putting that into practice with the high school team he coaches.

"I've talked to a lot of youth coaches who believe it's important for the key high schools in their areas to endorse the program. That would obviously add some credibility to them running it with their youth programs," says Infante, head coach at St. Joseph's Prep in Philadelphia.

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