Are NFL footballs heated?

Answer NFL footballs are not allowed to be doctored, and that includes heating. A 1994 directive from Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, responding to kickers baking game balls to make them more pliant, bans al... Read More »

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Who makes NFL footballs?

The official footballs for the National Football League (NFL) are made by Wilson. The company has manufactured the official game ball for the NFL since 1941, producing four models as of 2010.Source... Read More »

Are NFL footballs made out of pigskin?

NFL footballs are not made out of pigskin, but at one time they were made of pig bladders, leading to the lingering nickname. Today footballs use vulcanized rubber for their inflatable inside and l... Read More »

Where are footballs for the NFL made?

The National Football League (NFL) is the only major American sports league whose balls are manufactured in the United States. Wilson Sports has been manufacturing NFL balls since 1969 at a factory... Read More »

Are NCAA& NFL footballs the same size?

NCAA and NFL footballs are usually identical in size. Both variations are manufactured by Wilson Sports using the "Pro pattern". However, a slightly smaller "Collegiate pattern" is available for of... Read More »