its where the qb is sacked but if he fumbles it its where the line of scrimage is If there is no fumble, hence no turnover, then the negative yardage is where the quarterback is officially tackled. On a fumble and turnover and downed recovery by the other team, I believe that the negative yardage would then be calculated from the line of scrimmage to where the opponent recovers.
The quarterback who threw for the most yardage in the 2009 season was Matt Schaub, then of the Houston Texans. His total yardage was 4,770 yards.
A sack is when a quarterback is tackled for a loss of yardage.
yes, in college football. In the NFL sack yardage is taken away from the team passing total. It has no affect on rushing yards.
A yardage is the length covered by someone or something, measured in yards.
In the NFL, pass yardage is computed differently for team stats and for individual stats.For individual stats, the yardage is computed by determining where the play ends in relation to the line of scrimmage when the play began. If a forward pass is completed and the receiver is tackled downfield 15 yards from the line of scrimmage where the play began, the quarterback is credited with 15 passing yards. If a forward pass is completed and the receiver is tackled 3 yards behind the line of scrimmage where the play began, the quarterback is credited with -3 passing yards.For team stats, the above also applies. However, yardage lost to sacks is subtracted from a team's passing yardage total where it is not subtracted from a quarterback's passing yardage total. If, in a game, a quarterback throws for 250 yards and is sacked 2 times for 15 yards lost, the QB's passing yardage total will be 250 and the team's passing yardage total will be 235.
The answer is Timmy Chang from Hawaii with 16,910 yards in a career.
A loss of yardage in football is when someone on the team holds the football in his/her hand(s)/arm(s) and someone on the other team tackles the person with the football before the person with the football can advance across the line in which the play started. For example: the team with the football start on the fifty yard line and they need to advance the ball to the forty yard line for a first down. The football gets snapped to the quarterback. The quarterback has two options: run with the football or throw the football to someone on his/her team so the team can attempt to get the ball across the forty yard line. The quarterback notices that someone on the other team is running at him/her and runs backwards to the forty yard line. Before the quarterback has the chance to either run with the football or throw the football, the person tackles the quarterback at the forty yard line resulting in a ten yard loss.
A tailback is a running back on offense who is handed the ball by the quarterback and thrown the ball in an attempt to gain yardage.
A sack in American and Canadian football is when the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage, resulting in a loss of yardage, on a passing play.
John Reaves, who also achieved the all-time passing yardage record, held until Tebow(?)