How wide are american football goal posts?

Answer Kickers in the National Football League and NCAA football face goal posts that are 18 feet, 6 inches apart inside the uprights. The uprights are supported by a crossbar that is 10 feet above the fi... Read More »

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Who invented the field goal posts for American football?

The American version of football took many of its rules from the British version of rugby. The first goalposts used in rugby date to 1845, according to However, Jospeh Lef... Read More »

When did American football goal posts get moved for safety?

The NFL moved the goal posts from the goal line to the back of the end zone in 1974 as part of a series of rule changes to speed up and increase the tempo of the game and increase player safety.Re... Read More »

What is the width of the goal posts in football?

In football, the goal post width differs based on the competitive level and league. The high school goal post measures 23 feet, 4 inches wide. The goal posts used in college and in the pro NFL and ... Read More »

What is the width of college football goal posts?

The width of a college football goal post is 18 feet, 6 inches from the inside of one post to the inside of the other, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association's 2010 rule book's f... Read More »