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In the National Football League, if the score of the game is 0-0 at the end of the fourth quarter, the game is handled like any other tie. The teams play a 15-minute, sudden-death overtime period. If neither team scores by the end of the overtime, the game ends in a tie. However, in the postseason, additional 15-minute overtimes are played until a team scores.

In College Football, the game is also handled like any other tie, but under the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Each team gets one possession, which begins at its opponent's 25-yard line. The possession ends when the team scores, misses a field goal, or turns the ball over by fumble, interception, or failure to convert a first down on fourth down. Both the possession and the game end if the defensive team scores on the possession. If the game remains tied after both teams have had a possession, another overtime is played. These alternate-possession overtimes continue until one ends with the game no longer tied.

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