Horse-collar tackle would get 15 yards
INDIANAPOLIS -- Following the lead of the NFL and the NCAA, the National Federation of State High School Associations has banned the horse-collar tackle from high school football.
Starting this fall, tackling a player by grabbing the inside collar of the shoulder pads or jersey will be a personal foul carrying a 15-yard penalty from the spot of the infraction.
"Though this play does not happen often, we must ensure that our coaches and officials understand the importance of penalizing ...
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