College Football Observation Essay

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The sport I chose to observe was college football. I decided to chose this sport because football is a sport my family enjoys to watch. Also I enjoy watching football more than any other sport because there is so much that could happen, in football many unexpecting plays could happen, and each game is different than the last one. The game I chose to watch was a college football game between the University of Notre Dame and the University of Miami that took place at the University of Miami on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The game started with Miami kicking the ball to Notre Dame. The first touchdown was 2nd down and goal it was Miami’s ball and player 8 on Miami’s team caught the ball in the endzone. Then Miami made the extra point kick making the score Miami 7-0. In the first quarter 3rd down and 6 …show more content…

Then 2nd down and goal Miami makes another touchdown along with the extra point kick leaving the score at Miami 34-0. Something else that happened was Miami sacked Notre Dame’s quarterback. In the third quarter 3rd down and 4 yards to go, it was Notre Dame’s ball and they make their first touchdown of the game along with a two-point conversion leaving the score at Miami 34-8. At the beginning of the fourth quarter Miami attempts a field goal but does not succeed in making it. Notre Dame fumbles the ball and Miami recovers it on the 2nd down and 10 yards to go. The last touchdown was made by Miami 4th down and goal along with the extra point kick leaving the final score at Miami 41-8. While watching this game I learned about how the downs and yards work. A team gets four downs and they try to make ten yards in those four downs if they do that the downs reset back to one down and the team tries to make another ten yards or into the endzone depending on where the ball is. A fun fact about college football is the first game took place on November 6, 1869 between Rutgers University and

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