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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)
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A touchdown=6 points

A 2 point conversion=2 points

A field goal=3 points

for a total of 11 points

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they need 2 safeties

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