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Could Alabama invention revolutionize football training and limit head injuries?

Mountain Brook resident Ken Thompson – an attorney and avowed football fan – saw increased awareness connecting concussions, CTE and head injuries to football. And he couldn’t shake an enduring memory …
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Amid concussion fears, Minnesota couple’s invention aims to change youth football

Brigid Ling remembers being the only girl at Minnesota Vikings camps growing up. Yet Ling and her husband, Jeremy, a fellow football lover, faced a difficult moment with their two oldest children as t…
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St. Paul family’s football invention one of five finalists in Super Bowl competition

Three years of flag football were enough for Caleb Ling, who at the age of 8 came home one day and told his parents he didn’t want to play “baby” football anymore. He needed “real” football. But Jerem…
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Invention of American Football

While the two games are drastically different now, both football and soccer have common roots. In fact, without soccer’s invention, we likely would not have football today. They are that closely inter…
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Patent awarded to Alabama football invention

The medical privacy tent that was invented at the University of Alabama three years ago and is now seen on football fields across the country has been patented. It marks the end of a process that lasted 15 months. Now called SidelinER, the collapsible …
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Football To Broadway To Wall Street: The Re-Invention Of Eddie George

Eddie George played football for Ohio State University. He won the Heisman trophy. He had a nine year NFL career with the Tennessee Titans, Houston Oilers and Dallas Cowboys. But when his football career ended unexpectedly, he had to find a way to re …
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