Yards after catch (YAC) is a gridiron football statistical measure of the distance gained by a receiver after catching a pass. Specifically, it is the forward yardage gained from the spot of the reception until the receiver is downed, runs out of bounds, scores, or loses the ball.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "NFL Football Glossary". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "The Official Playing Rules for the Canadian Football League 2019". Canadian Football League. 2019. pp. 85–86. Retrieved October 20, 2021.