Flag Football

Flag Football Under 14
Children At Risk
251

Average head impacts greater than 10g in force suffered each season by 9 to 11-year-old youth tackle football players in a 2013 study.

4 of 5

4 of 5 adults agree that tackle football is not appropriate for children under age 14.

211 of 246

211 of 246 (86%) football players studied at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank have been diagnosed with CTE.

BIFF POGGI

See why Biff Poggi, coach of the 5th ranked high school football team in America, supports #FlagFootballu14.

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JOHN MADDEN

“Why do we have to start with a six year old who was just potty trained a year ago and put a helmet on him and tackle?”

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DANA HOLGORSEN

“I don’t think football needs to be played until you’re in the ninth grade.”

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DREW BREES

"I just don't think [tackle football] is worth the risk. I think they can have more fun playing flag football and developing the skills that if they ever want to transition, they can do it."

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