How long is halftime in college football?


How long is halftime in college football? All halftime breaks are supposed to be 20 minutes unless agreed upon mutually beforehand.

The seconds in the second quarter just ticked down. The teams are running back into the locker rooms and you’re rushing to grab a snack before the college football action resumes.

But how much time do you have to kill?

How long is halftime in college football?

According to the NCAA rule book, halftime in college football should be 20 minutes. However, it can be shorted before the game “by mutual agreement of the administrations of both schools.”

For instance, in an effort to shorten the length of games, the Pac-12 started a pilot program with certain games featuring a 15-minute half. However, the vast majority of college football games feature a break of 20 minutes.

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