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    Portland State uses drones at fall camp

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    Re: Portland State uses drones at fall camp

    Quote Originally Posted by bonarae View Post
    That can't be the first FCS school to do it. Here's an article about Chicago area HS's doing it in 2014: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-high-school-football-drone-met-20141024-story.html
    And I found articles about smaller colleges doing it from back in 2015 and Kansas was using them in 2016.

    So, I can't imagine that none of the FCS schools have done it before now.
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    Re: Portland State uses drones at fall camp

    It makes sense to use them, especially with how much cheaper you can get them these days. I could see a place like SDSU using them for some extra angles on top of the normal end zone/sideline views.


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    Re: Portland State uses drones at fall camp

    They went 0-11 last year, so subbing in some drones couldn't hurt.

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    Re: Portland State uses drones at fall camp

    We have been using them for a while now... I mean I watch people using them to find fish at the lake. You can buy one at Walmart for under $100. For any coach to not use one for football practice perspective makes no sense, even if the school didn't have much of a budget.

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    Re: Portland State uses drones at fall camp

    Nova has been using them for at least 2 seasons.

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    Re: Portland State uses drones at fall camp

    Quote Originally Posted by mvemjsunpx View Post
    They went 0-11 last year, so subbing in some drones couldn't hurt.
    Too funny.

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