Friday nights in the fall mean one thing: football. But how much do you know about the gridiron game? Test your knowledge with our quiz, and impress your fellow fans with your pigskin IQ.
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True or false: Football is the most-played high school sport in the U.S.
More students play football than any other sport– even more than boys and girls basketball combined.
True or false: Over 1 million students played football for their high school last year.
Last year, 1,034,209 high school students participated in their schools football program.
Last year, 1,088,158 high school students participated in their schools football program.
How long is a high school football field?
A high school football field is the same dimensions as a college or professional field– 100 yards long, with 10-yard end zones.
Which state has the most high school teams and players?
Texas has over 1,000 high schools with football teams and 158,000 student-athletes.
True or false: Girls are not allowed to participate in full-contact football leagues.
Over 1,600 girls from 242 schools played high school football last year.
Which of these retired NFL rushing legends is currently a member of the National High School Hall of Fame?
Before winning the 1982 Heisman Trophy as a Georgia Bulldog, Walker was a two-sport star at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville, Ga. Walker finished his high school football career with 6,137 yards and 86 touchdowns.
Do you know the rules? If you are the ball-carrier, when are you officially down (thereby ending the play)?
In high school (unlike the NFL), you are down as soon as your knee touches the ground– even if nobody touches you.
De La Salle High School (Concord, Calif.) set a national high school football record with how many consecutive victories?
From Dec. 7, 1991, to Sep. 4, 2004– a span of 12 football seasons– De La Salle cranked out a mind-boggling 151 straight wins. Of all the imposing numbers to come out of the win streak, perhaps the most impressive was the fact that 43 of their victories were shutouts.
When did USA Today first name a high school football team national champions?
In 1982, USA Today began its national rankings of high school football teams. The first team to finish the year at No. 1 was Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Which of the following is worth more points?
A field goal is worth three points. A safety (tackling a ballcarrier in his own end zone) is worth two points, and an extra point is worth one.
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