Two-a-day practices give way to acclimatization, walk through

MARTIN COUNTY - The grueling first weeks of the football practices in the West Texas summer heat are no longer the dreaded two-a-day practices that football players once loved and despised at the same time.

This year, August 7 will be the first day of football conditioning with absolutely no contact activities permitted by the University Interscholastic League. In fact, players are not allowed to wear any contact equipment, except for their helmets, during these four days. August 11 is the first day any team in Texas is allowed full contact.

 

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