Tuesday's Heads Up Football news:
- USA Football's Health and Safety blog reported on the importance of cleaning and reconditioning football helmets to make them safer.
- The Maryville (Missouri) Forum reported that Maryville coach Matt Webb will serve as defensive coordinator for USA's Under-17 team.
- U.S. News provided a Mayo Clinic report that said parents should take a more active role in protecting their kids from sports concussions, which is an education aspect of the Heads Up Football program.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor