Canadian football player runs into goal post

Monday September 15th, 2014

There's a few things that make Canadian football different from the way football is played in America: one fewer down, one extra player, a field that's 30 yards longer and the goal posts in the front of the end zone.

In American football, the goal posts have been located in the back of the end zone for decades, but Canada still has them in right by the goal line. This can sometimes cause problems.

That's Mitch Thompson, of the University of Regina Rams, running headlong into the goal post. 

To add insult to injury, Regina lost, 42-18.

- Dan Gartland

[via Reddit]

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