Macon — High School football fans around the state of Georgia will have one more opportunity to see their favorite team play starting before the 2017 season.

At a meeting in Macon on Monday, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) executive committee approved the playing of football spring games between schools.

Currently in Georgia, spring practice is limited to 10 days total, and schools have the option to bypass spring practices altogether, and holding two preseason game against other schools in August.

Another change to the football rules will limit teams to attending no more than three summer camps that include contact, and these are not to total more than eight days, effective this summer.

Read the complete 2016-17 GHSA bylaws HERE.

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