Football Game Structure
- First Quarter
- Second Quarter
- Third Quarter
- Fourth Quarter
During halftime, players will go into the locker rooms and discuss strategy with their coaches for the second half.
There can also be additional quarters of game time called overtime.
Start of a Football Game
Football National Anthem
Football games start with a singing of the national anthem. The national anthem of the United States is the Star Spangled Banner. Football can be played in any country.
Football Coin Toss
The coin toss determines the initial setup of a football game with a flip of a coin. The winner of the coin toss gets the first choice of the coin toss options. We'll learn more about the coin toss in future tutorials.
Football Opening Kickoff
The opening kickoff puts the ball into play and the game officially begins.