Rugby and Football
SUPER BOWL Champion Seahawks Utilize Rugby Tackling
Rugby Makes Football Players BETTER
The football coach and players of Canton High School in Oklahoma credit implementing rugby as the reason they went from a losing season to winning their state championship. NFL players also tell why they believe rugby and football are complementary, stating that football players that transition to playing rugby in the spring are way ahead of their competition who are sitting in weight rooms, instead.
Rugby Makes Playing Football SAFER
During a recent Oregon State University v. California Football game the commentators discuss the how the legendary Cal Rugby Coach Jack Clark teaches football players how to tackle smarter. Teach football players to "tackle how you have to tackle in rugby, and that will go a long way to making this sport safer!"
The Crossover Works Both Ways: Why Rugby Players Are Switching To Football, And Vice Versa (Article on ThePostGame.com)
Nate Ebner: New England Patriot and Rugby Player
Now playing in the NFL for the New England Patriots, he also played for the USA in the IRB Junior World Championship in 2008.