What is kickoff?

  • (noun): A start given to contestants.
    Example: "I was there with my parents at the kickoff"
    Synonyms: send-off, start-off
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on kickoff:

Cary Williams - College Career - Washburn
... In his last season, He had two kickoff returns for touchdowns, which tied the Washburn season and career records ... Against Missouri Southern, he had a 100-yard kickoff return that tied the school record for longest runback ... in the top 10 in the nation in interceptions and kickoff return average in 2007 ...
Chick-fil-A College Kickoff - History
... intend for the game to become a national spotlight game, on par with the Kickoff Classic, held in the Meadowlands from 1983–2002, and the Disneyland Pigskin Classic in the 1990s ... Robinson, Chick-fil-A’s chief marketing officer, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff wants to become the centerpiece of ESPN's Kickoff Week in 2008, ESPN's College Gameday broadcasted ... The Chick-Fil-A Kickoff consisted of two games in 2012 Tennessee defeated N.C ...
List Of National Football League Records (individual) - Kickoff Returns - Kickoff Return Attempts
... Most kickoff returns, career 607, Brian Mitchell, 1990–2003 Most kickoff returns, season 82, MarTay Jenkins, Arizona Cardinals, 2000 Most kickoff ...
List Of Formations In American Football - Special Teams Formations - Kickoff Formation
... Kickoff formations are usually in a straight line, with ten players (nine if a placeholder is used on the kickoff) lined up across the field several yards behind the ball ...
2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Season - Preseason
... preseason), Frank Murphy took the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown ... It was the Buccaneers' fifth kickoff return touchdown in the preseason, however, at the time, the team had still never returned a kickoff for a touchdown in the regular season (and would do so not until 2007) ...

More definitions of "kickoff":

  • (noun): (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score.