Either a 'Tee' to hold the ball on 3 plastic fingers, or a human placeholder. The "Tee" is not allowed in kicking field goals and points after touchdowns.
Usually the backup quarterback holds the ball with one finger, (pressing the ball down) then the kicker kicks the ball in between the field goal posts. ( there will be eleven people on opposing sides.
kicking a soccer ball and football are very different but you can but it is rare.
He is the person who holds the ball for the kickers. They use a separate ball.
It depends on the player and how hard they can strike the ball, some can really crack the ball.
Nothing you hike it back yo the kicker and he kicks it like a golly kicks when he gets the ball.
Yes, they use what is called a K ball, it is a ball that can be prepped before the game for a bout an hour to get it just right for the kicker depending on the weather or turf, as compared to the other balls that cannot get prepped at all
If the kicker didn't attempt a kick, no, it can't count as missed.
In US Football, 3 points are awarded for a Field Goal.
The players usually set up like a bend wall. The long snapper will snap the ball and the holder will put the ball in place then kicker will kick the ball.
if the kicker kicks the ball out of bounds without the opposing team touching the ball, the ball is placed on the 40 yard line as a penalty to the kicking team.
the football must travel ten yards for the offense to touch it. However, if the ball hits a defender, it is a live ball(the offense can recover it.)