Flashcards in Football Deck (10)
Football was derived from the English game of _______.
American Football was started in ______ with rules instituted by _______ ______, a player-coach at ______ University.
1879, Walter Camp, Yale
In ______, the first attempt at writing down rules for American football was made at the ________ convention.
Walter Camp edited every American football rule book until his death in ______.
4 rules that Walter Camp contributed changing Rugby and Soccer to American football
1. the line of scrimmage
3. tackling as low as the knee was allowed-1888
4.standardized the scoring system, numerical scoring
Protective equipment worn
Helmet, shoulder pads, butt pads, 2 hip pads, 2 thigh pads, 2 knee pads, mouthpiece
How many points does a touchdown equal?
How many points does a point after touchdown (PAT) kick equal?
How many points does a field goal equal?