Football For Dummies, (USA Edition) by Howie Long
By Howie Long
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Teams should almost always make their extra point attempts — especially above the high school level — because the kick is a fairly easy one. ) When a team is feeling particularly confident — or desperate — it might attempt a two-point conversion after scoring a touchdown. ”) Two-point conversions, which were added to the NFL for the 1994 season, have always been a part of high school and college football. The offense gets the ball on the 2-yard line (the 3-yard line in high school and college) and must advance the ball across the goal line, or break the plane, as if scoring a touchdown.
Pop Warner: The national tackle youth league is named after this famous coach, who developed the single-wing formation, which snaps the ball directly to the running back and has four linemen to one side of the center and two to the other side. Warner was the first to use the hidden ball trick, in which an offensive lineman slipped the ball under his jersey. The first “hunchback play” went for a touchdown against Harvard in 1902. How the Football Season Is Set Up Today Football as an organized sport has come a long way since the early years.
Most high school teams play in a regional league, although some travel 50 to 100 miles to play opponents. You can find out more about high school football in Chapter 15. ߜ College football teams play between 10 and 13 games, the majority in a specific conference — Pac-10, Big Ten, SEC, ACC, and so on. The top teams from Division I-A (generally the largest schools that offer the most money for athletic scholarships) advance via invitation to post-season bowl games, which take place at more than 32 sites across the country.