7 on 7 Football History

There is a history of less than 11 man football. The most popular is 6 on 6 high school football in Texas.


  Six-Man Seven (N7FL) Eight-Man Nine-Man
History 1934 2012 1950’s (E) 1950’s(E)
Location Texas USA/Foreign 18 states 4 states
Size of Field 80 x 40 100 x 53 60, 80, 100 x 40 80, 100 x 40
Time 60 minutes 48 minutes 48 minutes 60 minutes (Aust.)
First Down 15 yards 20 yards 10 yards 10 yards
Passing All eligible Ends/Backs Ends/Backs Ends/Backs
Scoring Con. Kick–2 FG-4 Standard Standard Standard
International Canada Yes Israel/Ireland France/Canada/Italy
Argentina/Australia
Professional No Yes Israel/Ireland No
Indoor No No Yes, Arena 50 x 25 No