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no, in fact they have a penalty for that

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Q: Can a football player that steps out of bounds still field the ball?
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Is on the line in football out?

Yes if a player steps on the out-of-bounds line than the player is out-of-bounds.


Can you run out of bounds to get around someone and come back in bounds to continue play during a game of football?

If the player with the ball steps out of bounds, the play is over. If another player steps out of bounds, he cannot rejoin that play unless he was forced out by an opponent.


When is a player in or out of bounds in soccer?

When a player steps outside the white line they are out of bounds


If a player steps on a player out of bounds is he down?

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What is the reason for hash marks?

In football, the ball is placed on the field after a play where the players movement has stopped. Although, if the player steps out of bounds, the ball is placed towards the center of the field to the nearest hash mark. If not, the ball would be placed at the sidelines.


When a player steps on the out of bounds line and is then bumped out by a defender what is the call?

When a player steps on the out of bounds line, the ball is out of bounds and the opposing team will get possession. It doesn't matter if a defender commits a foul afterwards, the ball was out of bounds first, so this is the call.


Is the ball down if the tackler touches the ball from out of bounds?

No, only if the player holding it steps out of bounds.


If a football player falls BACKWARD out of bounds does the clock stop?

Only if he has the ball.AnswerYes. The clock always stops when the ball goes out of bounds. It doesn't matter how it got there. Wrong - Although I don't feel it is a good rule, in college football if a player steps out of bounds going backwards and does not display a foward advance while carrying the ball the clock keeps running.


Can a player go out of bounds on a punt return and return to tackle the runner?

No. Once a player on the kicking or receiving team steps out of bounds, he is ineligible for the remainder of the play.


In NFL if player is in bounds but the ball is out of bounds is it still a 1st down?

If the player fails to cross the ball where ever the marker is before he physically steps out of bounds then it is not a first down. Although I'm not certain, I think the ball has to cross the marker in bounds as well.


In basketball if a person saves it from gong out of bounds can that same person touch it again?

If the player saves the ball and than steps out of bounds than no he can not touch it until another player does


If a player steps out of bounds are they still elligable to get the ball?

A player can not touch the ball while they are out of bounds they can jump and touch hit it back inbounds. If the balls bounces or touches any where out of bounds then last person who touches, doesn't get the ball and it goes to the other team.

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