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07-09-2004, 11:30 PM
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Originally Posted by HighlyRegardedRookie
Have you ever tried to explain football to someone completely ignorant about it? I've had a couple of ex-girlfriends who knew very little about football before dating me. You don't realize how complicated the game is until you have to explain the game starting with, "OK, this is what 1st and 10 means," and continuing on through explaining "incomplete pass", "punt", "extra point", "clipping", "go for it", and other things that suddenly make no sense to YOU when you have to explain it to a lay person.

People say that hockey is hard to follow, but I defy anyone to explain football to an adult who has never seen it.
Sorry, I was unclear. I wasn't referring to the rules of the game, but rather how easy it for kids to take these sports up.

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