AP: USA Football research shows young athletes suffer few injuries

Wednesday's Heads Up Football news:

  • The Associated Press reported in a USA Football-backed study that said young athletes are diagnosed with other injuries more than concussions.

The study, which was conducted by The Datalys Center, found no children between ages 5 and 7 sustained concussions. It also found:

  • USA Football featured coach Gabe Infante's St. Joseph's Prep team, which was one of the first Heads Up Football pilot programs in high school football.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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