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Football is a sport where 2 teams play against each other while 11 people from each team go out on the field to try and make a touchdown. Each touchdown is 6 points but whoever scored the touchdown gets a chance to kick a field goal for 1 extra point. There is 100 yard on the field and each 10 yards is a first down. There is a rule where if you don’t get 10 yards in 4 tries the other team gets the ball. That is called a turnover on downs.

On offense there is a offensive tackle, quarterback, corner back, wide receiver, running back, tight end, full back,left guard, right guard, and center.

On defense there is defensive tackle, defensive line, linebacker, defensive end, middle linebacker, cornerback, nickleback, dimeback, and safety.

On special teams there are kicker, holder long snapper, kicker, upback, punt returner, gunner, and jammer.

In the NFL there 32 teams including the New England Patriots, The Philadelphia Eagles, the Dallas Cowboys, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Seattle Seahawks, the Atlanta Falcons, The New Orleans Saints, The Oakland Raiders, The Los Angeles Rams, the Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, the New York Giants, the Carolina Panthers, the Green Bay Packers, the Denver Broncos, Jackonsville Jaguars, the Tennessee Titans, the Cleveland Browns, the Buffalo Bills, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Chicago Bears, the Baltimore Ravens, the Detroit Lions, the Los Angeles Chargers, the Miami Dolphins, the Washington Redskins, the Houston Texans, the Arizona Cardinals, the New York Jets, the Indianapolis Colts, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Over this last winter break me and my dad went to the Rose Bowl Game where Georgia Bulldogs played the Oaklahoma Sooners, That was one of the best days ever. The game went into overtime and Georgia ended up winning the game. My dad is from Georgia so that was a very special moment for me and my dad.

My favorite teams are The Atlanta Falcons, The Georgia Bulldogs, The New Orleans Saints, and The LSU Tigers. A couple years ago when I was in Louisiana to visit my family I went to the LSU campus met the teams LIVE tiger mascot and went to the football field. American football evolved in the United States, originating from the sports of association football and rugby football. The first match of American football was played on November 6, 1869, between two college teams, Rutgers and Princeton, under rules based on the association football rules of the time.

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