Sprint Football: Small Players Live Out Big Dreams

Love college football but not all the fat dudes? Ever dream of playing on the offensive line even though you’re the size of a jockey? Well, you’re in luck, because it turns out there’s a league just for you. And it’s sweeping…uh, at least six schools so far.  Say hello to football’s little friend.


Sprint football is just like the real thing, with one major difference: You can’t weigh more than 172 pounds to play (finally, a league for guys like Lucas). Basically, just imagine 22 punters running around. Mansfield University is the latest of many schools to say “we’ve had enough of the big football” and join the small revolution. Or maybe it’s the only school to do that in the last 50 years. I’m still wondering whether or not they use one of those plastic novelty mini-footballs.

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