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Q: How many years can a college football player be a redshirt?
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How long can you play college football?

You can play college football as long as you are in college. You may also be "Redshirted" Which means you are removed from the roster and cannot play, But you still can play your four years after the redshirt is up. In short, 4 years.

How many years of college do you need to be a football player?

you dont always need college to be a football player but you have to go to college to play college football

How early can college football players turn pro?

The NFL requires prospective players be out of high school for at least three years. This equates to a college player having completed either his junior season, or his redshirt sophomore season.

What a red shirt freshman in college football?

A redshirt freshman is a player who sits out their first year of attendance at a college. In NCAA rules you can only play four years. So if a team has a position already filled a player will redshirt for a year in order to maintain the full four years of eligibility for when the position opens up. When a player redshirts they are able to practice with the team and even play a minimal number of plays during the season.

How many years can a player play college football?

A player has four eligible years to play. if a player does not play at all the whole year then he is redshirted which means he does not play that year but does not take away one of his four eligible years. the only way you can redshirt a player twice is if they get hurt at the very beginning of the year

How many years of college to be a football player?

at least two years of college

How many years is a athlete eligible in college?

He or she can be on the active roster for up to four years. They can have one medical redshirt, and one normal redshirt. Technically, a player can be a part of theri organization for 6 years as a player, but can only be on the active roster (available to play) for four years maximum.

What is a redshirt senior?

Played only three years of football because he redshirted his first year. Now he is in his fifth year of college, but only fourth (and last) year of football

Can football players without college education play in the NFL?

You can enter the NFL Draft with three years of college education. Many football players will redshirt as a freshman which is the NCAA legal way of giving a student five eligible years of football at college. You may see people enter the draft as a sophomore, however the redshirted so it is actually their 3rd year in college.

What is a reserved freshman in football?

You are probably referring to a redshirted freshman. In football you receive a redshirt by not playing in any games in a given season. Also by receiving a redshirt it does not count against your years of eligibility. So a redshirt freshman or rFrosh can still play 4 years just like a true freshman can.

How can i return to college football?

That depends; who are you? If you were a past college football player who wants to return after playing four years, sorry, but you cannot return to play college football after your 4 years of eligibility are up.

How many years in college does it take to become a pro football player?

It took 4 years of college to become a nfl profoootball player.

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