Multi-purpose football tees

  • US 8,602,918 B1
  • Filed: 08/15/2013
  • Issued: 12/10/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/23/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A football tee, comprising:

  • a) a body supportable on a ground surface;

    b) said body having a top surface spaced from said ground surface;

    c) a recess depending downwardly from said top surface, said recess including a plurality of discrete spaced first regions, each of said discrete spaced first regions comprising a surface conforming to an outer surface of an oblate spheroidal football adjacent a tip of said football and, each of said discrete spaced first regions encompassing a small surface area as compared to a surface area of a portion of said football adjacent said tip, said recess including a second region separating said first regions from one another, said portion of said football adjacent said tip configured to be supported in said recess;

    d) whereby when a tip and an adjacent portion of an oblate spheroidal football are inserted into said recess, said portion is engaged by said discrete spaced first regions to support said football within said recess while said second region does not engage said tip and adjacent portion of said oblate spheroidal football.

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