If you put the ball into your own endzone by backward pass or by carrying it there if the ball becomes dead in the endzone it is either a safety if you have possession at the end of the play or a touchdown if the oponent has possession at the end of the play. A ball that goes out of bounds is in possession of the last team to have possession in bounds so a ball going out of bounds in that case is a safety. Likewise a ball fumbled that goes out of bounds behind the goal line is a touchback because the team put the ball in the oponents endzone.
If you put the ball in the oponents endzone it is either a touchback if he has possession or a touchdown if you have possession in the end zone at the end of the play.
A kick remains a kick until it is possessed or is dead. That is why a ball touched by the receivers that then goes in the endzone where it is downed by the receivers is a touchback. It was the kick that put the ball in the opponents endzone.
160 from sideline to sideline and 300 from inzone to inzone
100 yards plus 10 yards ever inzone so it is 120
The End zones are 53 1/3 yards wide, and 10 yards long.
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A catch in PRO football requires 2 feet in the end zone. A catch In college requires 1 foot in the end zone. The ball breaking the plane of the goal line on a run, or catch and run in the field of play.
The organelles in human cells work togethar as a team. They take nutrients and carbohydrates and kick them around like footballs. Sometimes there are viruses that infect human cells, and they are like the opposing team. The good organelles have to run to the inzone with the footballs to secure the cell and keep it healthy. The organelles are aranged in patterns inside the cell, much like a team on the field, and some organelles lock together to create a membrane that protects the cell from advancing enemy football players.
The 1998 NFC Championship Game was between the 15-1 Minnesota Vikings and the 14-2 Atlanta Falcons. Everybody in the world went into the game thinking the game would be a blow out with the Vikings advancing to Super Bowl XXXIII. The Atlanta Falcons scored early in the game with a touchdown pass to Jamal Anderson. However, Randall Cunningham hit Randy Moss in the inzone to tie it 7-7. However, the Vikings took over the rest of the half with two Gary Anderson field goals and a one-yard touchdown dive by Cunningham. This string of scores gave the Vikings 20 unanswered points. With under a minute left in the half, Cunningham stepped back to take another pass when out of no where, Chuck Smith stripped the ball and the Falcons recovered the Ball at the Vikings 14 yard line. With seconds left, Falcons quarterback Chris Chandler hit Terrance Mathis in the inzone to pull Atlanta within 20-14. The second half gave the vikings something to be afraid of. The Falcons scored first with Morten Andersen kicking a field goal narrowing Minnesota's lead by 3 points (20-17). Though the Vikings were losing their lead, they didn't lose their cool. Randall Cunningham stepped back and threw a diving catch to Matthew Hatchet in the inzone. The new lead of 10 points gave the Vikings a cushion, but the Falcons left them no time to get comfortable. Chris Chandler close to the Vikings inzone threw a pass literally from one side of the field to the other. The receiver was tackled at the 10 yard line. Unable to score a touchdown from their, Morten Andersen came through with another successful field goal, bringing the score to 27-20 Going into the near end of the 4th quarter the Vikings wanted to put the game out of reach. They drove to the 28 yard line and got set up for the field goal. Gary Anderson had had a literally "perfect" season not missing one extra point or field goal. As he kicked the ball, the ball curved wide to the left missing the goal posts. Everyone in the world was in shock after he missed his first field goal in two years. The Falcons took over with under a minute left in the half. Quarterback Chris Chandler then drove his team to one of the most dramatic finishes in post-season history. Chris Chandler drove to the the 15 yard line and hit Terrance Mathis yet again in the inzone. The pass tied the game 27-27. Going into overtime, the Atlanta Falcons stopped the Minnesota Vikings on two overtime possessions. Atlanta brought Morten Andersen in one more time to finish it off with a 38 yard field goal. As the world held their breath, Andersen took one final kick. The ball traveled what seemed like forever going straight through the goal posts. The Falcons won their first (and to this day only) NFC Championship. ESPN voted the game as the 3rd most exciting Post Season Game in NFL History. The Atlanta Falcons did the unthinkable and defeated the supposedly invincible Minnesota Vikings 30-27.
The global television viewing figures for the Superbowl is on average about 10% of that of the World Cup Final. As a point of reference this should show how popular is American Football in comparison with a global sport like soccer.AnswerAmerican football is popular in the USA and Canada. However a European league started during the 1990's but went bust in 2007. The superbowl is American football most important match, it is watched by between 98 and 150 million people mainly in the USA and Canada.After many attempts to make American football an important global sport still the vast majority of viewers and players are in the USA and Canada.However football [soccer in USA/Canada] has more participants in the USA than American football.Making American football a minority sport in global terms behind basketball, cricket, volleyball, rugby union, futsal and football.
Football is a PURE American sport invented in November 1869 on a flat plot of ground.Football is played on a field 360 by 160 feet.The longer boundary lines are sidelines,while the shorter boundary lines are end lines.Each team has 11 players on the field at a time.Usually there are more players off the field.The players include:Offense: Includes linebackers and the quarterback.Quarterback's goal: throwing or running the ball into the end zone.Linebacker's goal: To successfully catch the ball and avoid getting tackled.Defense: Includes defensive linemen.Main Goal: To tackle the quarterback and steal the ball.Other goals:To push linebackers out of bounds.To tackle linebackers.Special Teams: Goal: To block the ball from entering the goal and run the ball to the other end zone for 2 points.Scoring:1 Touchdown (getting to the end zone): 6 points1 Extra point for kicking the ball into the goal after a touchdown1 Field Goal (kicking the ball into the goal on 4th down):3 points1 Safety (When one of the defensive team's player runs randommly into their own end zone.):2 points to the attacking teamCome to a South Carolina Game!We have a really nice stadium! :)Sorry if this didn't help Harry.Football is a little more advanced than this...look it up on Wikipedia!