Why do people get redshirted?

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In College Football, a player may only play for 4 seasons. Redshirt is a freshman that may be on scholarship, but because of depth the school doesn't want to play them and wants them to be on the team for practices, etc. This means they still have 4 years of eligibility to play for the school.

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