Football contains an abundance of terminology specific to the sport. Understanding that terminology will enhance your knowledge of the game. To start, here is a list of offensive terminology.
The side to which a play is run
The side away from a play
The side away from Y
When both backs go weak
When both backs go strong
When the backs move in opposite directions
Establishes flow to one side with the ball carrier cutting to the other side (misdirection play)
When backers are lined up behind a lineman
When a backer is covering a center,
The sport of American football has several rules just like any other sport. In a High-School football there are total of 5 officials, or referees (NFL games have 7 officials) that are on the field with the players. Each ‘ref’ has a particular area they focus on, but any ref can spot and call an infraction to the rules called a penalty or foul.
Impress your friends with your football knowledge… The head ‘ref’