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# How long does an American football game last?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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14y ago

Professional matches are about 105 minutes long, or an hour and forty five minutes. It is split up into two halves which are 45 minutes each. In between the halves is a 15 minute halftime and time stopped in the game due to delays is added to the end of the math based off of the referee's discretion.

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7y ago

Wiki User

10y ago

The game of football has four quarters, each 15 minutes long. In between the second and third quarters there is a 15 minute half time. All told, the game is 1 hour 15 minutes long.

The games are broadcast of television. Along with commercial breaks and play stoppage, the average game on television lasts approximately 2 hours 45 minutes to 3 hours.

Wiki User

13y ago

Depends on whether it's professional, college, or other, and also whether or not it's televised. The average length of an NFL football game as of 2004 is 3 hours, 6 minutes (televised).

Wiki User

14y ago

That would depend on the level of football you are referring to. All levels play four quarters. Minutes per quarter are as follows: Pro - 15 min College - 12 min High school - 8 min Pop Warner - 6 min

Wiki User

15y ago

60 minutes of playing; 15 for each quarter

Wiki User

9y ago

A football game consists of 4 quarters, Each quarter is split into 2 halves, which last 30 minutes. This means that the length of a football game is approximately 60 minutes.

Wiki User

14y ago

60 minutes (four 15 minute quarters)

Wiki User

8y ago

The NFL goes for four 15 minute quarters

Wiki User

11y ago

60 minutes

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