When we first came on line we doggedly refused to feature any player below the eighth grade. Our theory was kids just weren’t far enough along physically to make much of a determination about the kid’s future from his tearing up Jr. Pro or seventh-grade football.
Then Kentucky Future Stars added a sixth-grade game. We were critical of that move and complained about it to Future Stars’ Director, Ricco Hughes.
We covered the games that year and, truthfully, the 6th-grade