MPSSAA Shortens Football Season From Ten Games to Nine, Expands Playoff Brackets
Going forward, 32 teams will make it to the playoffs in each classification, instead of the previous 16. 128 schools (32 from four classifications) will still get a chance to play ten total games (nine regular season games plus the first round of the playoffs) while 52 will have their schedule shortened to nine.
Read more about the proposal here from Herald-Mail Sports: https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/sports/proposal-would-shorten-football-season-expand-playoffs/article_d62457ec-0661-11e9-9782-ef34a0c3019b.html
The Baltimore Sun also recently detailed the changes and reaction from coaches around the state. Read the article here: https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/sports/bs-sp-football-changes-20190508-story.html
|May 14th, 2019||By: Ed Waldman|