Awesome Video Shows How Exactly The Yellow First Down Line Works

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In this day in age, it’s not out of the norm to take technology for granted. When it comes to football, maybe the highest thing on that list is the first-down line.

The yellow line is virtually projected line that only appears on our televisions while watching the game letting us know where exactly the offense has to reach to achieve a new set of downs.

Yet it’s that simple; have a watch about how exactly that line works.

The newest instillation of this technology in sports? The glowing 3-Point line now used on ESPN’s NBA broadcasts.