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2 petitions aim to have Michigan high school football played this fall

2 petitions aim to have Michigan high school football played this fall
Posted at 4:42 AM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 18:20:16-04
(WXYZ) —

There are two petitions circulating online that aim to have Michigan high school football played in the fall. The petitions come just a few days after the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) postponed the season until spring.

Related: MHSAA moves high school football to spring due to COVID-19

The petitions – "Bring Michigan Football Back" and "#LetThemPlay," already have thousands of signatures.

"We believe kids are safer at the felids (sic) with precautions rather than every day life. The MHSAA didn’t even give us a chance to show our pride to keep football safe and family at homes," one of the petitions reads.

The #LetThemPlay petition hopes to have MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl to reverse the decision and go with the vote taken by hundreds of high schools.

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