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BowDownToLSU
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Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


Watching OBJ today playing under the GP today on a long attempt, hoping to return it if its short( but he made it)....The GP bar is 10' high, if that attempt had been close to barely going over . Could a player jump from under the post and block back into the field of play?.Pretty sure someone like Jimmy Graham can get up close to 11' with pads






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emoney
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


Goaltending.





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GeauxxxTigers23
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


Where the frick have you been? He was back there to do it when he ran a field goal back for a TD.





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BowDownToLSU
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Where the frick have you been? He was back there to do it when he ran a field goal back for a TD.
i know that DF.....I was asking could a player jump up and slap it from going through






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quail man
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


it's illegal





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sms151t
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Yes you can what difference is it at Los or there? Think about it.





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Gtothemoney
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


Illegal as frick.





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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


At what point in the game is it ever illegal to touch the ball?





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wildtigercat93
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


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i know that DF.....I was asking could a player jump up and slap it from going through


Thats what he was planning to do before he returned it for the TD

I see no reason why it would be illegal






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quail man
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


no...you can't





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quail man
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quote:

I. Team A attempts a field goal from Team B’s 30-yard line. A Team B player in the end zone leaps above the crossbar and bats the ball in flight. The ball goes out of bounds in the end zone.
RULING: Foul for batting the ball in the end zone. During regulation play, postscrimmage kick enforcement gives a safety by penalty. In extra periods, enforcement of the 15-yard penalty is at the previous spot
and Team A retains possession.
II. Team A attempts a field goal from Team B’s 30-yard line. A Team B player in the end zone leaps above the crossbar and bats the ball in flight. The ball goes into the end zone and is recovered by Team A.
RULING: Foul for batting the ball in the end zone. The result of the play is a touchdown.
III. Team A attempts a field goal from Team B’s 30-yard line. A Team B player in the end zone leaps above the crossbar and bats the ball in flight. The ball goes into the end zone and is recovered by Team B.
RULING: Foul for batting the ball in the end zone. The result of the play is a touchback, safety.
IV. Team A attempts a field goal from Team B’s 30-yard line. A Team B player in the end zone leaps above the crossbar and bats the ball in flight. The ball goes into the field of play.
RULING: Foul for batting the ball in the end zone. During regulation play, postscrimmage kick enforcement gives a safety by penalty. The ball remains alive, and Team A may elect the result of the play. If Team A recovers, does not score and accepts the penalty, or if the play occurs in an extra period, enforcement is at the previous spot.

VII. Team A attempts a field goal, and B23, in the end zone, goes above the crossbar and catches the ball.
RULING: Legal play.







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BowDownToLSU
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it's illegal
thanks quail......I would stick Graham (staints)on any GW attempt 55 or longer






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BowDownToLSU
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


Kafka





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Pauldean
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


Link to all that?






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quail man
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


the NCAA rule book.





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sms151t
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


It's not illegal you can block a kick anywhere he can't advance it though





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VII. Team A attempts a field goal, and B23, in the end zone, goes above the crossbar and catches the ball. RULING: Legal play.

So its legal






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quail man
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


i just quoted the rule book. i don't know what more proof you need





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quail man
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re: Is it legal to block a field goal from under the Goal Post?


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So its legal


OP said block. which i assumed meant swat down, not catch.






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