Use “Basics” to learn general football terminology and/or refine your already established football knowledge.
An Introduction to Football
Not just for beginners, this page explains the basics of the game of football and defines general terminology that you may not know, such as what the rules are regarding towels and who’s allowed to wear them.[More...]
General Football Terms
This is a list of defined terms to enhance your understanding of the game of football.[More...}
This is a break down of the positions on Offense and Defense, including Quarterback, Running Back, Wide Receiver, Offensive Linemen, Defensive Linemen, Linebackers and Defensive Backs. [More...]
Players by Position
Recently while watching football with the guys on the set of the College Football Show I work on, I asked one of the former Quarterbacks how he recognized the play on television, specifically how the offense was positioning the Tight End. [More...]
Defensive Positions: Who are the Defensive Backs?
They are the players that make up in the defensive backfield. This is the third line of defense, yet it is also called the secondary and to further complicate matters, they aren’t always lined up on the third “line.”[More...]
Offensive Strategy Terms
This includes definitions and explanation for some of the main offensive strategies, formations, schemes and approaches in football. [More...]
Defensive Strategy Terms
This includes definitions and explanation for some of the main defensive strategies, formations, schemes and approaches in football. [More...]