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NFHS Expands Definition Of 'Unnecessary Roughness' in Football To Include Contact With Defenseless Receiver

In its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee has expanded the penalty on unnecessary roughness to include contact with a defenseless player, one of six changes to the 2015 football rules the committee recommended and subsequently adopted by the NFHS Board.
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