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    1. Why is FOOTball played by hand? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. In the Canadian Football League why is the Grey Cup silver? (Contributed by Bill F.)
    3. In football why is a FULLback less important than a QUARTERback? (Contributed by Bill F.)
    4. If God had meant football to be played in the air wouldn't he have put grass in the sky? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    5. If God was a human could you put him in your football team and let him play all positions? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    6. Why do they call it Australian Rules Football when it so obviously has no rules? Is it not just a fight with a ball? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    7. In football when you trade a fullback shouldn't you get four quarterbacks in exchange? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    8. If a man watches three football games in a row should he be declared legally dead? (Contributed by Erma Bombeck)
    9. Why is it that whenever they ask a football player how they intend to win a game they never say 'by scoring more points'? That's how you win football games isn't it? (Contributed by Rod Aldous)
    10. In football shouldn't they call the running back a running forward? (Contributed by Tempo B.)
    11. How come cheerleaders are always smiling even when their team is down by 32 points in the fourth quarter during 30 degree weather? (Contributed by MSNIA68912)
    12. If it takes 3000 cows to make a seasons supply of footballs for the NFL why do they call them pigskins? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    13. How do 70,000 people at a football match all manage to go 'oooooooooo' at the same time? Is it choreographed? If so by whom? (Contributed by Rod Aldous)
    14. If a man is a lineman in football and not allowed to catch the ball when its thrown how can he be an 'ineligible' receiver downfield? If he can't catch the ball in the first place he would never be eligible right? (Contributed by Tooner)
    15. When they say 'The Quarterback threw off his back foot' which one are they referring to? Just how do you determine which one is the back one? (Contributed by Tooner)
    16. What do football announcers mean when they say 'The Quarterback is trying to STRETCH the field'? Seems to me it's always the SAME LENGTH isn't it? (Contributed by Tooner)
    17. What does the penalty 'offensive touching' mean in football? Is there such a thing as 'defensive touching'? If you are guilty of 'offensive touching' do you go to jail instead of having just a penalty for your team? (Contributed by Tooner)
    18. Why is it that when a football team loses, they always fire the coach? (Contributed by John Foster)
    19. Why does football have a thing called 'unnecessary roughness'? Isn't all of it necessary? (Contributed by Adam Style)
    20. If footballs were made of deerskin, would the quarterback be 'passing the buck'? (Contributed by Brad Williams)
    21. In sports, the coaches are always telling the players to stay loose, aren't they? Would this also apply to the 'tight ends' in football? If they were loose then they wouldn't be any good, would they? (Contributed by Don F.)
    22. How come football is the only professional sport televised on holidays? (Contributed by Valerie)
    23. Why do we say they're going for the whole nine yards when someone is trying to go for it all in football? Aren't there at least 100 yards in a football field? (Contributed by Valerie)
    24. If Canada has switched to the metric system, why are the fields in the Canadian Football League still measured in yards? (Contributed by Don F.)
    25. Why do men like to watch football so much when all those players do is fall down and go boom? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    26. Why do they put the names of football teams on baseball caps? (Contributed by C.T.)
    27. In Football you get 3 points for kicking the ball between the goal posts, right? Shouldnít you get 4 or 5 for hitting the goal posts? (Contributed by Todd)
    28. How come in college football, when a field goal is being attempted the holder isnít down when he catches the ball with 1 knee touching the ground? (Contributed by Todd)
    29. How come in football when the quarterback spikes the ball it isnít intentional grounding? (Contributed by Todd)
    30. In football, if you hit the post shouldnít you get like 5 points? After all, thatís harder to do, isnít it? (Contributed by Todd)
    31. Would anyone notice if there were no football on Superbowl Sunday? (Contributed by J.S.)
    32. In football there are quarterbacks, halfbacks, and fullbacks, right? If a fullback tackles a quarterback, does he have to make change? (Contributed by Evaonne Hendricks)
    33. Is a quarterback like a quarter horse? And for that matter, if there is a quarter horse, are there also half horses and full horses? (Contributed by Evaonne Hendricks)
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