First girl in the nation to earn a varsity letter as a nose guard/offensive tackle for a high school boy's varsity team. She also was a varsity starter in the final two games of the season. - Wanda Ballou: First girl in Ohio to play boy's JV & Varsity High School football Wanda was starting wide receiver and Safety. Jun 13, · "That's when we really knew that Becca was a determined little girl," Bob says. "She's a pistol." Though Longo is not the first female to play college football, she became the first to receive a Author: Lars Anderson. Feb 02, · And K-Lani Nava, a kicker, became the first girl in Texas to score points in a high school state championship game.. But as a growing body of research suggests that youth tackle football is Author: Britni de la Cretaz. CHaD: Kicker Maddy Lucontoni is first girl to play in all-star football game By Alex Hall New Hampshire Union Leader Jun 27, She is the first girl ever to be named to versant.us: Alex Hall New Hampshire Union Leader. Jul 01, · Jasmine Plummer is a U.S. athlete who became the first female quarterback to take a Pop Warner youth league to the national championships. Her story was depicted in the film The Longshots. Apr 14, · When Becca Longo signed her letter of intent to play college football on National Signing Day on Febuary 1, she was excited about the personal milestone in Author: Diana Pearl. Jun 14, · When year-old Becca Longo was a little girl, she came to idolize Heidi Garrett, a high school kicker who played with Longo's older brother and once nailed yard field goal, the longest every Author: Maxim Staff.
Bob eventually spoke to Alex Zendejas and asked him if he'd coach his daughter. She was a starting safety on defense. Christel Winston , a kicker at Hermitage High School, became the first girl to score in a Virginia high school varsity football game. I am happy to help. Retrieved September 25,
I hoped that one day I'd have the same kind of connection with Becca. Is That Progress? Views Read Edit View history. But that just shows you that Becca is different—very different. Retrieved 7 July — via LA Times. Another study took MRIs of the brains of kids before and after a single season of tackle football, removing from the study anyone who had a diagnosable concussion.