IHSA Board Approves Weekly Player Limitations in Football

IHSA Board Approves Weekly Player Limitations in Football

The IHSA Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday where the Board approved a new Weekly Player Limitations in the sport of Football for the 2019 season. The new rules states:

  1. A player shall not play in more than 2 games in any one week, and shall not play in more than one game in a single day.
  2. Players cannot play in games on consecutive days or be involved in live contact/thud in practice the day after playing in a game.
  3. 1 play in a game equals a game played.

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