# What is the longest field goal possible?

## What is the longest field goal possible?

The indoor football record, with narrower and higher goal posts, is 63 yards (set by Aaron Mills), which is practically as long of a field goal as is possible in that variant of the sport, since the field in indoor football (including both end zones) is only 66 yards.

### When did the NFL narrow the goalposts?

During the first NFL season in 1920, the goalposts were located at the goal line of the endzone. In 1927 the NCAA would move their goalposts to the back of the end line. With that change being made by the NCAA, the NFL would follow suit and move theirs to the end line as well.

#### Can someone kick a football 100 yards?

If you somehow have a kicker that can reliably make a 100 yard field goal with the regularity that elite kickers make normal (30–50 yard) goals, you can easily go undefeated.

Are college goal posts wider than NFL?

Goal Dimensions NFL and NCAA goal posts are 18 feet, 6 inches wide. High school goal posts are 23 feet, 4 inches wide.

Did the NFL shrink the goal post?

Confirming a report from last month, the NFL announced Tuesday that the width of the goal posts will narrow from 18 feet to 14 feet for Sunday’s all-star game, which kicks off at 8 p.m. ET at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

## Can a field goal be too high?

“The rule states that if the ball is above the upright, it’s good,” Dawson said. The rule says: “The entire ball must pass through the vertical plane of the goal, which is the area above the crossbar and between the uprights or, if above the uprights, between their outside edges.”

### Has there ever been a 60 yard field goal?

Since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970, there have been 22 field goals over 60 yards. Maher also added two more 62-yard field goals against the Eagles and New York Jets.

#### How far apart are NFL hash marks?

In the NFL, each hash mark is 70′ 9” from the closest sideline. That makes the two rows of hash marks 18′ 6” apart. In college, the hash marks are closer to the sidelines. The hash marks are 60 feet from the nearest sideline, making the two rows of hash marks 40 feet apart.