You have to get a first down. When you get a first down, it moves the chains and it is first down. When you have a first down and the are no penalties, it is a first and ten.
10 yards is a first down.
10 yards for a first down
6 yards for first down on first play after that it is 20 yards for each 1st down
First down means you have four tries to get another first down or score points. Second down means you only have three tries to get another first down or score points before it's automatically turnover on downs. Additionally a first down is accomplished by progressing 10 yards.
The front of the ship went down first
Yes there was. If you get a holding call on your first down, you will go back 10 yards but it will still be a first down.
In 1866, Doctor John Langdon Down first described Down's syndrome.
2nd down =]
A first down is gained when the offense gains ten or more yards.
if you did not get a first down on your first three plays and you have to punt or go for it on 4th down
After the first down the clock doesn't not stop running.