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Yes there are 2 different reg. sizes

Answeryes - nfl is bigger AnswerNot according to Wilson...the official supplier to the NFL since 1941 and also official football of the NCAA:

Why do the NFL and NCAA use different size footballs

Balls are the same size...only difference is that NCAA balls have the white stripes.

In addition to the above link, note this from the Wilson.com product description of the "F1001 - NCAA 1001 Game Ball" - "Pro Pattern - matches NFL specifications."

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AnswerRegulations for NCAA ball can be found on page 28 of this "NCAA 2004 Rules and Interpretations" document: http://www.ncaa.org/library/rules/2004/2004_football_rules.pdf

Key points: 8 laces 2 one-inch wide stripes located 3" to 3 1/4" from the ends...only on the two panels adjacent to the laces. Long circumference range: 27 3/4" - 28 1/2" Short circumference range: 20 3/4" - 21 1/4" tip to tip overall length: 10 7/8" - 11 7/16" Inflation: 12 1/2 to 13 1/2 psi Weight: 14 to 15 oz. No pro football logos allowed. No advertising, Exceptions (1) ball manufacturer's name or logo, (2) AFCA

AnswerThis is a nice document about how the balls are made:

http://www.Wilson.com/Wilson/articles/article_images_left.jsp?CONTENT%3C%3Ecnt_id=10134198673917529&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=9852723697206869&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442312425&bmUID=1075587128761

This describes the NFL ball:

It is an inflated rubber bladder filled with 12 1/2 to 13 1/2 pounds of air, covered with pebble grained leather (pigskin) of tan color. It approximates a prolate spheroid with a long axis of 11-11 1/4 inches and a circumference of 28-28 1/2 inches. It weighs 14-15 ounces. The ball bears the signature of the league commissioner. Until recently the home team was responsible for providing a set number of game balls for game day, but the league (NFL) now makes the officials inflate and certify the official game balls, including a certain number marked with a K to be used only for kicks. One source says a quantity of 36 balls for outdoor games and 24 for indoors is supplied.

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Are NCAA footballs larger than NFL footballs?

no, nfl footballs are a little larger than ncaa footballs


Does the NFL use two different sizes of footballs?

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Is there a difference between an official NCAA standard size football and an official NFL standard size football and if so what is the difference?

There is a difference. NFL footballs are larger, longer and heavier. NCAA footballs are smaller, shorters and lighter.


What is the length of an NFL football?

The NFL, NCAA and high schools use footballs that are 11 to 11.25 inches long.


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Yes. High school and college (NCAA) footballs are slightly smaller and lighter.


Is an NCAA football the same size as an NFL football?

No. NFL footballs are longer and skinnier than college balls. This makes it easier to throw an NFL ball but easier to kick an NCAA ball. Both the NCAA and the NFL footballs have the same specifications. The specifications of these footballs are: Short Circumference: 20 3/4"- 21 1/4": Long Circumference 27 3/4 "- 28 1/2 "; Weight: approximately 14-15 oz.


What is the length of a professional football?

The NFL, NCAA and high schools use footballs that are 11 to 11.25 inches long.


Why are NFL footballs larger than NCAA footballs?

Both the NCAA and the NFL footballs have the same specifications. The specifications of these footballs are: Short Circumference: 20 3/4"- 21 1/4": Long Circumference 27 3/4 "- 28 1/2 "; Weight: approximately 14-15 oz. In college, the football includes a white stripe making it easier to view in flight. Otherwise, contrary to popular belief, the specifications, according to rule books, are identical.


How much larger is an NFL football compared to an NCAA football?

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How many footballs does the NFL use a year?

2000 footballs


Are high school footballs the same size as NFL footballs?

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Are different footballs used for kickoffs?

Different footballs are used for kickoffs, field goals and punts in the NFL. A sideline employee is responsible for switching the balls out before each kick.


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When did the NFL and the AFL start using the same size footballs?

When did the NFL and the AFL start using the same size footballs


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How many NFL footballs are in a NFL yard?

A football is 11 inches long, so a little bit over three footballs are in a yard.


What city and state are NFL footballs made?

The NFL's official footballs are only made at the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio.


Are NFL footballs bigger than high school footballs?

Yes. Another difference between them that I know of is that pro-footballs don't have white lines and high school footballs do.

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