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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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Q: What is the rule for a missed field goal in college football?
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Where is the football placed after a missed field goal in college football?

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