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# How many points is a field goal worth in football?

Updated: 9/27/2023

Wiki User

12y ago

3 points. But a drop kick (which is similar to a field goal) is worth 2 points. A drop kick is where you drop the ball on the ground and let it bounce up in the air then kick it through the goal posts. This is very difficult to do and is very rarely tried in the nfl.

Wiki User

13y ago

Wiki User

13y ago

3 points

AnswerA field goal is worth 3 points

Wiki User

15y ago

A field goal is worth 3 points, unless it is kicked right after a touchdown then it is only 1.

Wiki User

11y ago

In football it is worth 3 points. In Basketball it is worth 2 points.

Wiki User

14y ago

One point.

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12y ago

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### How many points is a regular field goal?

In football it is worth 3 points. In Basketball it is worth 2 points.

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### Points for a field in football?

3 points for a field goal in American Football

### What is worth 3 points when the kicker kicks the ball through the goal post?

In US Football, 3 points are awarded for a Field Goal.

### When do you get 5 points for a field goal?

A field goal (kicking the ball through the uprights at the end of the field) is worth 3 points in American football. There is no "point after" attempt for a field goal. In contrast, a touchdown (carrying the ball past the goal line) is worth 6 points and allows an attempt for an additional point after touchdown, which closely resembles a field goal.

### Each goal counts how many in a soccer game?

In European football, then yes, one goal is one point. In American football, a touch down is worth 6 points. A field goal is worth 3 points A safety is worth 2 points. Hope this helps!!

### How many points did a field goal use to be worth?

When football adopted a numerical scoring system in 1883, a field goal counted for 5 points. It was reduced to 4 points in 1904 and 3 points in 1909.

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### How many points is a field goal worth?

In basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.

### How many points are there for field goal in football?

It's three points.