Football Clocks And Time

Chapter 2

In this chapter, we'll discuss how time affects the game of football by learning about the clocks and timing rules you should know.

The Clocks

Time is an important part of the game of football. All clocks in football count towards zero adding an element of pressure and suspense for both the players and the fans.

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What We'll Be Learning

First, we'll learn about the structure of a football game. You'll be able to answer the following questions:

Next, we'll cover the two clocks that keep track of all time in a football game:

Finally, we'll follow up with a discussion of timeouts and end with the rules of overtime.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our football glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to football clocks and time:

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