The dreaded, summer two-a-days — a double-dose of practice beneath the unforgiving sun — used to be a staple of training camp throughout college football.
But recent years have seen many coaches cut back on their preseason workload, concerned about wearing players out too soon.
Now, with camps set to begin at schools across the nation next week, teams won’t have any choice.
This August marks the debut of an NCAA Division I rule prohibiting multiple contact practices within the same day, a change that was generally well-received at the Pac-12 Conference media days this week.
“It’s not just some nice, generous, benevolence,” Washington State coach Mike Leach said....