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Hurry-up offenses may put players at greater risk of injury

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Nick Saban and Bret Bielema are stubborn, curmudgeonly traditionalists. Those were the typical reactions to comments made by Alabama's coach last fall and Arkansas' coach last month, in which they suggested that college football's increasingly ubiquitous hurry-up offenses are becoming a health hazard for players. Both coaches said they're concerned for athlete safety because of the inability to make defensive substitutions for extended periods of time when facing breakneck offenses. (Sports Illustrated)

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