Football's onside kick rule states that the kicking team can recover a kickoff and retain possession after the ball travels 10 yards from its kicking point. Onside kicks are a way for teams to keep possession after a sco... More »

The kicker creates topspin when he strikes the ball for an onside kick. By kicking the upper half of the ball and driving it downward, he makes the ball roll forward through a couple of bounces before bouncing high into ... More »

On average, onside kicks that happen in National Football League games only work around 20 percent of the time, as of October 2014. Onside kicks were successful 41 percent of the time in 2013. Historically, onside kicks ... More »

The kicker creates topspin when he strikes the ball for an onside kick. By kicking the upper half of the ball and driving it downward, he makes the ball roll forward through a couple of bounces before bouncing high into ... More »

The longest successful field goal attempt in college football is 69 yards. It was kicked by Ove Johansson of Abilene Christian University in a game against East Texas State on Oct. 16, 1976. More »

Football players need good body-eye coordination in order to keep track of the moving ball, get and keep possession of the football, and move it into a scoring position. Accurate throwing, kicking, catching, running and ... More »

The average Super Bowl kickoff time is 6:30 p.m. EST. Since the average Super Bowl lasts about 3 hours and 30 minutes with commercials included, this time is chosen so the game occurs during primetime hours in the Easter... More »

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