Football

By Joshua Eggers

What is the most common defense formation used in football? Why?

The most common formation is 4-3 defense. It can prevent just about any play and it allows the middle linebacker to read the play. That allows for audible play callings on the field.

http://www.active.com/kids/football/articles/the-7-most-common-defenses-in-football

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What was the fastest NFL running back of all time? How fast?

Bob Hayes was the fastest NFL running back of all time. He is the only man in History to win a gold medal and a super bowl. His 100 Meter Time was 10.06. He played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1965-1974 and the San Francisco 49ers in 1975.

Riley, Top 10 Fastest Players in NFL History, July 27, 2014

http://www.prosportstop10.com/top-10-fastest-players-in-nfl-history/5/

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What was the most points scored in a college football game? How many points?

The most points that were scored in a college football game was 222-0. It was Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech didn’t pass at all and had 32 touchdowns by rushing.

Wikipedia, 1916 Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech football game, November 9, 2015

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1916_Cumberland_vs._Georgia_Tech_football_game

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What is the most common helmet used in the NFL? Why?

Xenith Helmets are the most common type of helmet used in the NFL. “They have the top rating for concussion prevention.” According to Va. Tech tests. Xenith and Riddel are the only 2 helmets left that are allowed in the NFL.

Bill Bradley, Xenith Helmets Double NFL Count After Top Ratings, July 24, 2014


http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap2000000367231/article/xenith-helmets-double-nfl-count-after-top-ratings-in-va-tech-tests

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Where did football originate? Who came up with the sport?

Football originated from Britain in the mid 19th century. Walter Camp is named the “Father of American Football.” It came of by the early versions of Rugby Football.

Wikipedia, History of American Football, November 30, 2015

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_American_football

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