Low-top football cleats are lightweight and allow maximum maneuverability. Skill position players typically wear these cleats. See low-top football cleats
Mid-top football cleats support the ankles without restricting the player’s movements. These cleats are preferred by players who need to move while in heavy traffic (running backs, cornerbacks, and mobile quarterbacks). See mid-top football cleats
High-top football cleats extend up the ankle to provide the most supportive fit; however, the added material makes this style heavier and more restrictive. These cleats are recommended for players who operate near the line of scrimmage like linebackers, centers, and guards. See high-top football cleats
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Brands often categorize football cleats into different collections based on their purpose, such as cleats for power, speed, and agility.
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