Football Terms, Penalties and Positions

Ok, so football has a whole lot of terms and sayings that you rarely hear outside of the football. This is probably one of the biggest barriers to becoming a fan of the game because you feel like everyone around you is speaking a different language.

Do you know a foreign language or at least a few words of one? Then you can understand the frustration that comes with not understanding what others are saying. You have to hang in there! You can’t learn everything after watching just a few minutes. You can learn the basics so that you can at least know what’s going on and learn the rest as you go. These football terms and definitions of penalties and positions should be used as a point of reference when you hear a word you don’t know.

Not sure where to look? Use the ‘search’ box to the right to search a specific term. Can’t find what you are looking for? Let us know and we’ll add it for you!! How is that for service!?

General Football Terms

College Football Penalties

Football Positions Defined

Football Abbreviations

Football Sayings for Everyday Life

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