Facts about American Football

American Football Facts (Part 2)

5. The Pittsburgh Steelers Get the Super Bowl Wins

They have achieved six Super Bowl Championships. The Pittsburgh Steelers have attended eight Super Bowls as well as being one of three teams that have many times made it to the fantastic Super Bowl. The New England Patriots and the Dallas Cowboys have also taken part in eight Super Bowl Games. The Patriots have become the winner four times. The Cowboys have become the winner for five Super Bowls.

6. College Players Get Drafted into Teams

Annually, the NFL holds a draft that teams choose eligible college players as well as offering them contracts. For the team with their most losses in the past season, they have the first pick. The season loss decides the draft pick’ order. The team that has the most wins will pick last. Several groups opt for trading draft picks when trading players. The draft offers the NFL with just about every player. Teams sometimes organize contract free agents or open tryouts.

7. 32 Teams Make Up The NFL in Two Conferences, the AFC and NFC

The NFL (National Football League) consists of 32 teams. Then, the teams are divided into the NFC (National Football Conference) and the AFC (American Football Conference). Each conference comes with one champion each year. The two championship teams, after that, play each other through the Super Bowl.

8. Seven Officials Are Present During a Football Game

For fair play, the NFL leverages seven different officials. They will keep track of numerous things, including the fouls and the downs. Officials wear white and black striped shirts. Each of them watches for various infractions and is responsible for different things. Their highest ranking is the referee. He gets the most responsibility regarding oversight. The others are the umpire, the head linesman, etc.