No, the ball does not have to cross the goal line in the FOP to score a touchdown. The GL extends outside of the pylons and in theory, go around the world.
If the ball breaks the plane of the GL extended, it is necessary in the NFL to have any part of the ball carrier's body cross over the pylon or inside the pylon, even though the ball crosses outside of the pylon.
120 yards from the back of the endzone t the back of the other endzone. 100 yards from goaline to goaline.
you get a touchdown. Or you get a field goal or a safety.
touchdown, field goal, or safety
The goal of football is to move the ball down the field and into the end zone for a touchdown.
one hundredth of a football field from touchdown line to touchdown line. A yard stick is a yard long.
touchdowns=6 kick after touchdown=1 run/pass after touchdown=2 field goal=3
Scoring a field goal in American football cannot be done in conjunction with a touchdown. They are two independent ways of scoring. You may have meant can you score an "extra point" without a touchdown. In American football, extra points (1 or 2 depending on type of play), can only happen in conjunction with a touchdown. In Canadian football, they may be scored under circumstances not related to a touchdown.
6 points for a touchdown 1 extra point after a touchdown if a field goal is kicked 2 extra points after a touchdown if a two point conversion is run 3 points for a field goal if a touchdown is not scored 2 points for a safety
After a touchdown is scored in American Football, the ball can be kicked through the Goal Post for an additional point. Usually called a Field Goal or PAT.
You can get 15 points on football by (note if I don't mention anything with a touchdown, then there is no extra points involved):1 touchdown with field goal (7), 1 touchdown with conversion (8)1 touchdown with field goal (7), 1 touchdown (6), 1 safety (2)2 touchdowns (12), 1 field goal (3)1 touch down with field goal (7), 2 field goals (6), 1 safety (2)5 field goals (15)6 safeties (12), 1 field goal (3)4 safeties (8), 1 touchdown with field goal (7)3 safeties (6), 1 touchdown (6), field goal (3)3 field goals (9), 1 touchdown (6)2 field goals (6), 1 touchdown with field goal (7), 1 safety (2)1 touchdown with conversion (8), 2 safeties (4), 1 field goal (3)
In both Canadian and American football as touchdown gets the team two points. In Canadian football the field is larger and the team has twelve players instead of the American team that has eleven.
2 for a saftey, 3 for a field goal, 6 for a touchdown, 1 for the extra point