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NFL Youth Football: A Breath of Fresh Air

By Russell Wight On February - 11 - 2010

The opportunities for children to participate in sports are endless.  Leagues and programs of all types are available throughout the country.  Having spent 30 years involved in amateur sports at all levels, including college, I have seen and heard it all - good and bad.

My parents provided me with the opportunity to play sports.  I developed a love affair with baseball that is still strong today.  It began with the innocence of t-ball and continued through the competitiveness of high school and college.  I have also coached and officiated baseball, allowing me to see the game from a whole different perspective.

As a parent, I take great pride in providing my kids the opportunity to play sports.  I think very important life lessons are learned through participating in athletics.  However, finding the right league or team can be a difficult task.

The Ohio Youth Flag Football Association is a recreational league for boys and girls that is affiliated with the NFL.  The league commissioner is Cecil Doggette, a 14-year veteran of the NFL, NFL E...

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