In the 2007 NFL season, there was an average of 37.2 first downs in an NFL game. In 2006, that average was 36.8 and in 2005, that average was also 36.8.
In Canadian football, a team has only three downs to make a first down. That's why Canadian football is a "wide open" game, unlike the more static game that's played in the US.
The first official source of college football news was the NCAA. The first college football game was between Princeton and Rutgers University in 1869.
Yes. I believe the 1916 game between Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Cumberland College Bulldogs featured no first downs by Cumberland. Georgia Tech thoroughly dominated the game, winning by a never-since-equalled score of 222 to 0.
The first radio broadcast of a college football game happened on October 8, 1921 in a game featuring the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University
The first successful filming of a College Football game was in 1904 at a game between the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago.
The first American football game was a college game played in 1869. The National Football League was established in 1920.
The first successful filming of a college football game was in 1904 at a game between the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago.
October 8, 1921,