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Question about Mizzou touchdown

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by neil29fp, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. neil29fp

    neil29fp Club Member Club Member

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    Their last touchdown where the kick holder pitched the ball forward for the td. I thought you can't pitch it forward if your knee was down (and his was). Shouldn't he have been ruled down? Seems like BS to me.
     
  2. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    That's the same arguement some of the ****ers raised after Jimmy Smith smoked out that fake FG in Lincoln last year and ran it back for six.

    Can't have it both ways.
     
  3. neil29fp

    neil29fp Club Member Club Member

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    I thought the NU player was pitching the ball laterally--not forward. I'm looking for the ruling on those type of attempts. Can't find anything in the rulebook yet.
     
  4. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    I believe the holder is the only exemption to that, seeing as he starts the play with his knee down.
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It's definitely still a live play after the holder catches the ball with his knee down (otherwise you wouldn't be able to kick it).

    Good question on whether he has to get up before throwing a forward pass, though.
     
  6. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    I think you are correct, sir.
     
  7. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    yup. the holder has a special status with regard to the knee being down/having the ball.
     

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