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Heads Up Football

USA Football

USA Football is the sport’s national governing body; leading the game's development, inspiring participation and ensuring a better and safer experience for all youth, high school and other amateur players. USA Football, an independent non-profit and official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams, was endowed in 2002 by the National Football League and the NFL Players Association.

Heads Up Football

Heads Up Football is a new, comprehensive youth football membership program developed by USA Football and supported by the NFL to further strengthen youth player safety. Over 2,000 youth football leagues across the United States have committed to the health and safety of their young players by adopting Heads Up Football in 2013.

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USA Football Directors

Roger Goodell Commissioner, National Football League
Merril Hoge Retired NFL Player & ESPN NFL Analyst
Mark Murphy President & CEO, Green Bay Packers
Dawn Aponte Executive Vice President, Miami Dolphins
Pat Fitzgerald Head Football Coach, Northwestern University
Jim Mora Head Football Coach, UCLA
Jim Delaney Commissioner, Big Ten Conference