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Football Punting: Distance vs. Hang-time *

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When the punter is trying to hit the "coffin corner" (within the opposing team's 10-yard line), out of bounds, what is the best angle to kick the ball for correct distance and maximum "hang time?" (For more information on the physics involved, see: Gay, 2004, Chapters 4 and 5.)

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Bibliography

Gay, Timothy, Ph.D. The Physics of Football. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005.

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