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Following Pac-12's standard, NCAA releases new safety guidelines
Following Pac-12's standard, NCAA releases new safety guidelines

Though most college football fall practices won't begin for another month, the NCAA is getting a head start on head injuries. The NCAA on Monday released new safety guidelines that limit full-contact football practices and set procedures for diagnosing and managing concussions. The most notable changes tackle contact in football practices. Under the new procedures, live-contact practices are limited to the following: - Preseason: One live-contact practice allowed per day, four per week and 12 total per preseason. Three scrimmages, defined as live contact for more than 50 percent of practice, are allowed. - Season: Two live-contact practices allowed per week - Spring: Two live-contact...