Yard Line

  • (noun): In football; line parallel to the goal lines indicating position on the field.

Some articles on yards, yard line, line, yard:

Dicker-rod
... The device was two and a half yards (90 inches) long ... If a ball was placed on the 23 yard line, a marker would be placed 2 yards up the rod at the 25 yard line ... was attained, the dicker rod would be laid down at the 35 yard line, and the spot of the ball would be measured against the marker on the rod, which would now be at the 33 ...
Shamrock Bowl XXI - Game Summary - 2nd Half
... an Andrew Gordon fumble to give the Admirals the ball on the Vikings 20 yard line ... getting a 1st and goal on the Admirals 5 yard line ... and, through runs by Bassitt and Gordon, they got to the 10 yard line ...
Michigan–Notre Dame Football Rivalry - Origins and Early Years - 1902: Notre Dame Slows Yost's "Point-a-Minute" Team
... "the reputation of being the hardest line bucker in the west." On one drive, Salmon took the ball to the Michigan 43-yard line in two attempts ... After Notre Dame reached Michigan's 20-yard line, "Salmon went at it in the most vicious and determined manner to score ... He took the ball eight times in succession but was finally held for downs on the 5-yard line." In the second half, Michigan's running game wore down the Notre Dame defense ...
Super Bowl XLVII - Game Summary - Second Half
... kickoff, Jacoby Jones fielded the kick and promptly returned it 108 yards for the longest play in Super Bowl history ... It broke the previous 104-yard record for the longest kickoff return in the playoffs (set by Trindon Holliday of the Denver Broncos in the divisional playoff game earlier that year against Baltimore ... Then San Francisco drove 80 yards, with Kaepernick rushing for 15 yards and completing an 18-yard pass to Davis before finishing the drive with a pass to ...
Steve Lach - Great Lakes Blue Jackets (1943)
... Lach ran for touchdowns of 13 and 65 yards as a member of the Great Lakes Blue Jackets on October 2, 1943 ... Lach scampered 28 yards for a third period touchdown in Great Lakes' 13-6 victory over Ohio State University at the naval training stations' Ross Field Stadium, in Great Lakes, Illinois ... Starting from his own 37-yard line Lach found Emil Sitko with a strike to the Notre Dame 46-yard line ...

Famous quotes containing the words line and/or yard:

    Any walk through a park that runs between a double line of mangy trees and passes brazenly by the ladies’ toilet is invariably known as “Lover’s Lane.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    You must come down with me after the show to the lumber yard and ride piggy-back on the buzz saws.
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