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Red-Shirt players are limited to only a few games that they may have played one play in. I don't remember what the limit is, but I personally experienced going past the limit when I played at the University of Washington. Coach Don James tried to keep me out of a game with Syracuse University, but because injuries I played one down and lost my red-shirt year. I did go on to play in the NFL.

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