Interesting article from Mick McCabe on the perils of 7-on-7 football...
Armageddon has come to the world of high school football -- and its name is 7-on-7.
Wildly popular in the South, 7-on-7 football is a relatively new phenomenon in Michigan.
Until recently, 7-on-7 in this state was limited to high school teams playing in summer passing scrimmages. But now there are two organizations with 7-on-7 all-star teams that travel to other states during the spring and occasionally summer.
"I was wondering when that was going to happen," said Lowell coach Noel Dean. "They're exploiting the hell out of kids. It's just incredible. It's kind of like AAU basketball meets football now."
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