Road Rules: The lessons learned during my week with the Express

Football, at least for skill-position players, is going to resemble basketball in a few years. All-Star teams will travel the country playing in 7-on-7 tournaments, and the best players will meet multiple times before they see one another in pads at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl or Under Armour All-America Game. With the increased interest in and coverage of football recruiting, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that travel football is growing. What’s amazing is that it took this long to figure out how to make it work.

SI.com
7/13/10