adidas adizero 5-star 7.0 spikes football shoe ruled non-compliant by NFHS, NCAA

MOUNT PROSPECT, ILLINOIS (August 8, 2018) - The adidas adizero 5-Star 7.0 Spikes red-spike football shoe has been ruled non-compliant by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and NCAA.

NFHS notified adidas that this particular football shoe as designed, is not compliant with current 2018 NFHS Football Rules and thus will not be permitted to be used for those games that are using NFHS Football Rules for play at the varsity level.  This NFHS ruling applies only to the adizero 5-Star 7.0 Spikes red-spike cleat, article number CQ1271. This ruling does not apply to all of the other football shoes listed under adizero 5-star 7.0.  

The shoe is also non-compliant with NCAA rules and is not allowed for use in games in all three divisions of competition.