MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A week after their brethren in college and the NFL took to the field, high school football players are set to open fall practices Monday. But, there will be a very different feel to the practices this season.
Back in June, the Florida High School Athletic Association’s board of directors voted to end two-a-day practices during the first week of the season.
After the first week, teams are only allowed to practice a two-a-day if the squad follows it up with one practice the next day.
The move comes after the NFL took a similar stance when they ended two-a-days during the last collective bargaining agreement agreed to before last season.
The FHSAA is also limiting the practice schedule to avoid the risk for heat-related problems.
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