Michigan changes its mind and high school football will be played this Fall

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There is a lot of celebrating going on across Michigan right now. The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced Thursday that high school football practice will begin September 8 with regular season games starting September 18.

Read: Michigan announces HS football in the Spring

Last month, the MHSAA said it was moving the sport to next Spring. Becoming the 14th state to do so at the time.

However, on Thursday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a new executive order that replaces the old one that kept high school football teams from hitting the gridiron.

Michigan will play a limited six game schedule.

We’ll have more information on this later today.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.