Football Field Dimensions

Chapter 1.2

Ever wonder how long a football field is? Get ready to learn about the dimensions of the field.

The Field

We've already seen what a regulation football field looks like in chapter 1.

Rookie Road Football Field Image

LINGO ALERT: When we say regulation in this context, we mean a standard size football field.

Field Dimensions

The dimensions of a football field will vary slightly based on the level of play (high school, college, pro).

A regulation football field measures 53 and 1/3 yards wide and 120 yards long.

Rookie Road Football Field Dimensions Image

PRO TIP: You may have heard before that a football field is 100 yards long. This is incorrect. A regulation football field is 120 yards in length. The reason people get confused is because the field of play is 100 yards long. The end zones are 10 yards long making the total length of a football field 120 yards.

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