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You can attempt a field goal after scoring a touchdown, or on any fourth down play within you range

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Is a deflected field goal that crosses the line of scrimmage considered a blocked field goal?

If a field goal attempt is deflected by an opposing player, that deflection is considered a Blocked attempt.


If shot made with foul count as attempt?

Only if the shot is made. If the shot is good and a foul was committed, it counts as a field goal attempt and a field goal made. If the shot was not good, not field goal attempt is credited.


How many tries does a team have at a field goal?

a team only has one attempt to make a field goal.


What a team often does if it doesn't make a first down on the third attempt?

Punts if it isn't close enough for a field goal attempt or it goes for the 1st down typically if they are in the opponents side of the field but too far for a field goal attempt.


Longest field goal attempt ever?

64 yard


How many points is field goal?

A field goal (kicking the ball through the uprights at the end of the field) is worth 3 points in American football. There is no "point after" attempt for a field goal. In contrast, a touchdown (carrying the ball past the goal line) is worth 6 points and allows an attempt for an additional point after touchdown, which closely resembles a field goal.


Is a missed field goal still considered a field goal statistically?

No, it would be considered a field goal attempt. In statistics, you will see a column heading of FGA for the number of Field Goal Attempts and a column heading of FG for the number of successful Field Goals.


When a player is fouled while shooting in basketball does that shot count in their statistics?

Only if they make it. If they make it; it counts as a field goal attempt and a field goal make. If it is missed, it does not count as a missed field goal.


How many Super Bowls were lost by a field goal attempt?

The only Super Bowl I can recall that was decisively lost by a single missed field goal attempt was XXV, when Buffalo Bills kicker Scott Norwood missed a last second field goal that would have given them the win.


What is the longest field goal attempt in NCAA football history?

72 yards


Can a high school football team attempt a field goal on fourth down if they missed an attempt on 3rd down?

Yes. You can go for a Field Goal on any down and try again. Except For 4th of course.


What a team often does if it does make a first down on the third attempt?

Depending on field position the team with the ball will most likely punt or attempt a field goal.

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