The hottest numbers in Michigan high school football are 7 and 8.
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Late in March the MHSAA received the 20th commitment from an MHSAA member Class D school to sponsor eight-player football during the 2011 season . . .
I was listening to a radio sports talk show while driving to a speaking engagement last week. Several callers wondered why the high school football playoffs are not seeded . . .
It is necessary to remind all who are involved with football programs on the local level to continue to be vigilant in the pursuit of a risk-free environment for students.
There will not be an eight-player division of the MHSAA Football Playoffs in 2010 . . . there were not enough firm commitments for the 2010 season by the April 1 deadline . . .
It’s really no wonder that some folks want an expanded high school football playoff plan for Michigan. They keep hearing “bowl eligible" . . .
Fifteen schools have indicated preliminary intentions to conduct eight-player varsity football programs in the fall of 2010.
Nothing has discouraged me more than football scheduling problems blamed on the Football Playoffs. What was heralded by coaches and administrators alike as the solution to assuring all deserving teams would qualify for the playoffs is now being cited for exacerbating scheduling problems.
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