Alumni Football Guide
The Fundamentals Of American Football
One of the most sought and enjoyed sport in the USA is the American Football. At times, avid fans are calling this as tackle football or gridiron. The game showcases great combination of physical play as well as strategy of each team which makes it a fantastic and thrilling sport to watch. It is participated with two different teams and has a goal to make the most points by the end of the game.
The general rule of the game is all about ball passing which may be done either by passing the ball to the teammate or carrying it around. There are many different methods on how a team can make points and needless to say, the one with the highest point will win.
Even though Alumni Football USA and Canadian Football are somewhat similar, the two have distinct differences. In American Football, it has several forms including high school football, college football and the most popular professional football. Each of the said leagues has its own set of rules. The professional football is commonly known as the NFL or the National Football League.
On the other hand, if you think that this game is only popular in the United States, you are wrong because its popular expands to other nations such as Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Mexico, Spain, Finland, Japan as well as other nations in the Pacific Islands. The sport is being managed by the International Federation of American Football or IFAF.
If you are going to do a quick research about the history of the game, you will soon discover that football has traces to the early forms of Rugby football. So, it makes sense that American Football is a development from the different variations of Rugby football together with the changes in its rule that was made by Walter Camp who's seen as the Father of American Football.
Whether you believe it or not, professional football was not introduced until 1892. It was later formed in 1903 by Ohio League. Years goes by, and the name was changed to American Professional Football Association and then to NFL or what we know now as National Football League.
In order to play the game, the size of the Alumni Football field should be around 360 by 160 feet. The scoring area is termed as end zone and the game will begin via toss coin. The game last for 4 quarters with 15 minutes of game time for each quarter and 12 minutes intermission prior to the end of 2nd quarter.