We asked the parents of Youth Football Online All-Star Amir Bankhead two questions about involving their under 10 year old son in youth football. Here are the responses:
What do you believe are the benefits of involving Amir in football at an early age?
We believe that getting Amir involved in youth football at an early age has been of great benefit. His involvement with youth football has played a tremendous role in his development as a young man. We believe that football, through the discipline that it requires has giving Amir a head start on developing the qualities that are needed to be a significant contributor to society as an adult. Football teaches (to name a few things) the importance of academic excellence (which is needed to compete and advance at the youth level all the way through to the collegiate level), accountability, responsibility,