30+ American Football Chants That Will Shake the Stadium

Show off your team spirit with fun and easy American football chants.

Updated October 16, 2023
American football players running on the playing field

Football chants are short, upbeat, and deliver a simple message. You and your buddies can repeat them as many times as you'd like during short breaks when you're watching the game on TV or IRL. If you don't have a collection of fun American football chants in your cheer arsenal, it's time to learn some, and these are a great place to start!

Chants for Football Fans

This collection gives you plenty of chants to pull out whenever you need one. They're simple enough to memorize and repeat, and the other fans will likely join in and chant along with you.

General Football Chants

  • V-I-C-T-O-R-Y, that's how we do the warrior cry. (Repeat three times, and then you can give a warrior cry.)
  • We're the best, we can't be beat. We will never accept defeat!
  • Dedicated, motivated, we will not be underrated. We will have victory!
  • When our players hit the ground, the other team is going down!
  • It's on, it's on, like a bad dress at the prom. Our team will stomp all over yours, and get our big win on!
  • Dedicated to domination, we're the (team name) football nation!
  • Fire it up (clap-clap), take control (clap-clap), domination (clap-clap), that's our goal! (clap-clap)
  • Prepare to feel the heat, we will not accept defeat!

Chants for the Offense

  • First down, first down, on our way to a touchdown!
  • Passing play, running play, anyway we'll have our way — Vic-to-ry!
  • Run that ball past the next yard line. Don't you stop, you're doin' fine.
  • Run receiver, run! Run receiver, run! Make it to the end zone, run receiver, run!
  • No one can, no one can, throw the ball like our quarterback can!

Chants for the Defense

  • D-E-F-E-N-S-E, take that ball away for a victory!
  • Go Home. Pack Up. Gonna make you give that football up!
  • Intercept, intercept, get the ball back, and go on the attack!
  • Shut 'em down, shut 'em down, come on defense, shut 'em down!
  • Come on defense, don't you slack. Intercept that quarterback!
  • Hold that line! Hold that line!
  • You can run, but you can't hide, our defense just tanned your backside!

Kicking Chants

  • Kick that ball! Kick that ball!
  • Fi-eld goal, fi-eld goal, fi-eld goal!
  • Kick it in for an extra point! Kick it in for an extra point!
  • Don't you be like Charlie Brown, kick that ball high off the ground!

Touchdown Chants

Professional football quarterback celebrating touchdown with fans in stadium
  • Touchdown, touchdown, give us a touchdown! C'mon blue and white (insert your team's colors), we want a touchdown!
  • Score, score. We need six points more!
  • End zone, end zone, here we come! Goin' to the end zone 'cuz we're number one! (To use when a player makes a fast break with lots of yards to make it to the end zone.)
  • (Stomp-stomp, stomp-stomp, stomp-stomp-stomp) Faster, faster to the end.
Quick Tip

If you're cheering on your team in person, consider making a cheer sign to go along with your chants. 

Famous Football Chants

  • Here we go (team name), here we go (clap clap)!
  • We will, we will, rock you (to the tune of Queen’s We Are the Champions)!
  • Let’s go (team name), let’s go!
  • De-fense (clap clap clap), De-fense (clap clap clap)!

Pump Up the Enthusiasm

Whichever football chants you use, enthusiasm counts for a lot. Even if you mess up the words, your spirit will be infectious. Share these creative chants with your family and friends so you can all cheer in unison when your team wins. Go team! 

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30+ American Football Chants That Will Shake the Stadium