Sports similar to or like American football

Team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. Wikipedia

  • Football

    Family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball to score a goal. Most popular where the word is used. Wikipedia

  • Gridiron football

    Family of football team sports primarily played in the United States and Canada. Form played in the United States and the best known form of gridiron football worldwide, while Canadian football, featuring 12-player teams, predominates in Canada. Wikipedia

  • Canadian football

    Sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yd long and 65 yd wide attempting to advance a pointed oval-shaped ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone). Used exclusively to describe this sport, even in the United States . Wikipedia

  • College football

    Gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities. Through college football play that American football rules first gained popularity in the United States. Wikipedia

  • Wide variety of organized sports in the continent of North America. Birthplace of several of these organized sports, such as basketball, gridiron football , ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rodeo, ultimate, and volleyball. Wikipedia

  • Down (gridiron football)

    Period in which a play transpires in gridiron football. Distinguishing characteristic of the game compared to other codes of football, but is synonymous with a "tackle" in rugby league. Wikipedia


    Sentences forAmerican football

    • While American football has long been considered "king" in the state, Texans enjoy a wide variety of sports.Texas-Wikipedia
    • Carnegie hoped the opportunity to take up rowing would inspire Princeton students to forsake football, which he considered "not gentlemanly."Princeton University-Wikipedia
    • Soccer, American football, and track and field are also played in Balboa Stadium, the city's first stadium, which was constructed in 1914.San Diego-Wikipedia
    • Today, American football, particularly at the college level at schools like the University of Alabama, is a major part of the state's culture.Alabama-Wikipedia
    • Collegiate athletics have deep significance in Texas culture, especially football.Texas-Wikipedia
    • Minor league baseball, football, basketball, ice hockey, soccer and indoor football teams are based in Florida.Florida-Wikipedia

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