Football 101: Offense Positional Breakdown

Football has, by all accounts, become the undisputed king of sports in the United States. But with 22 players on the field, each with drastically varying statures and skill-sets, gaining a grasp of the roles and responsibilities of each position can present quite the challenge.

If your child is interested in giving the gridiron a try, it can be immensely beneficial for them to be provided with some exposure to a few positions of choice, relative to their own strengths.

Using the following positional breakdown as a guide, allow your child to try out multiple positions early on—preferably right in your own backyard, allowing them a low-pressure environment to get a feel for what they might like to try once the pads come on.


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