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In College Football, the rule for a missed field goal to the kicker's left is called wide left and conversely wide right if it misses to the kicker's right. It is described as short if it is aimed correctly but does not have the distance to go over the cross bar.

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Is the spot of the ball on a missed field goal the line of scrimage of the field goal attemp or the actual spot that the holder spotted the ball to kick the field goal?

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