In football terminology, ATH stands for athlete. Players who are eligible for recruitment are listed by position, name and school. If a football player does not have a strong position specialty or can play a wide range o... More »

Offensive flag football positions include quarterback, halfback, wide receiver, snapper and offensive lineman. Defensive players are typically categorized as either "pass rushers" or "defensive backs" in reference to whe... More »

"PPR" stands for points per reception. PPR leagues place a greater emphasis on football players who catch more passes in a game, such as wide receivers, tight ends and sure-handed running backs. More »

The official referee of the game will have an "R" somewhere on their uniform that stands for "referee." A uniform with the letter "U" stands for "umpire," the letter "H" or "HL" stands for "head linesman," "L" or "LJ" st... More »

To throw a football, hold it in your dominant hand, step forward with your non-dominant foot, draw your hand back, and whip it forward in a straight line. This process takes about two seconds and requires no equipment ot... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports American Football

As of 2014, an official National Football League football should be from 11 to 11 1/4 inches long. According to the Official Rules and Casebook of the National Football League, the length of the football is just one of t... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports American Football

To catch a football, connect your thumbs and index fingers to create a triangle shape, and catch using your hands. Keep your fingers relaxed and slightly bent to absorb the force of the ball. Focus on the tip of the foot... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports American Football