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Tonight at 6: New high school football rules broken down

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Tonight on WMBF News at 6, you’ll see a breakdown of new high school football rules, made in the name of player safety. The hit you just watched on Facebook is a legal hit.

The reason is tough to see at full speed, and even tougher to see for an official down on the field. The player making the hit led with his hands. That’s what rules officials are stressing this year. Tune in tonight at 6 to see what other changes were made and how local coaches feel about them.

Read up on the 2017 football rules changes from the National Federation of State High School Associations here.

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