Football Field Dimensions – NCAA/College
The dimensions of a regulation football field vary depending on the whether it is a high school, college or professional field that you are measuring.
Breaking down the basic elements of a football field we will attempt to outline the differences between these levels of play.
The outside measurements for College and NCAA football fields below include the End Zone.
Length: 360 feet or 120 yards
Width: 160 feet or 53 1/3 yards
College/NCAA fields have 10 yard deep end zones.
A six foot end line border marks the back of the end zone.
The Field Numbers for College and NCAA football fields are 6 feet high and 4 feet wide.
The restraining line designates how close non-players can be to the field. The College restraining line is 6′ from the sidelines.
Team benches are placed along the Restraining Line between the 30 yard markers
The hash marks for college fields are 40 feet wide and start 60′ in from the sidelines.
They are wider than NFL hashmarks (18′ 6″) and narrower than the high school (53′ 4″) markers.
Goal posts also vary in width between levels of play. College/NCAA goal posts measure 18 feet, 6 inches wide (the same as the NFL)
High School: Goal posts are 10 feet high and 23 feet, 4 inches wide.