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Yes. It dosent matter how it's thrown as long as the passer is behind the line of scrimmage.

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Q: Can a forward pass be thrown underhand?
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Can footballs be thrown underhand?

Of course. A lateral pass is normally done underhand. Not a common sight in pro-football, but perfectly legal.

What is underhand pass in basketball?

underhand pass

What is the definition of a lateral in football?

A lateral is a pass that is thrown sideways to or behind the player that throws the pass. This is the opposite of a 'forward pass' which is a pass thrown downfield, or in front of, the player that throws the pass. American football rules state that only one forward pass can be thrown per play. However, there is no limit as to the number of lateral passes that can be thrown per play.

What makes an Illegal forward pass?

An illegal forward pass happens when the QB crosses the line of scrimmage and then passes the ball forward or when a forward pass has been thrown and the player holding the ball passes forward

What was the fastest underhand pitch ever thrown?

95 mph

Can the quarterback underhand the ball to a receiver that is past the line of scrimmage?

yes you can Brett favre has done it numerous times If it is the first forward pass or a lateral, yes. There is no difference (in the rules) between passing overhand or underhand.

What is another name for the underhand pass?


What is a forward pass in football?

When the ball is thrown forward over the line of scrimmage. This is allowed only once per play.

Is it illegal to toss the ball underhand in a forward direction?


Can 2 forward passes be thrown?

Yes, they can. If the quarterback throws a forward pass to the half back and the half back is still behind the line of srimmage, the half back can throw another forward pass.

What is a incomplete pass in football?

When a ball is thrown forward but not caught in bounds or dropped and it hits the ground

How do you execute an underhand pass in volleyball?

use your fist

What is the fastest underhand pitch ever thrown?

113 mph by Benny Blanco from the Bronx

Why isn't a shovel pass a foreward lateral?

A shovel pass isn't thrown from an underhanded position like a lateral. It's flipped out from the center of the chest so it is technically not a lateral but a type of forward pass. A lateral is thrown with an underhanded motion like a soft ball pitch.

What is a forward pass - rugby?

A pass is a throw. A forward pass is when one player throws the ball to another but instead of the throwing the ball sideways or backwards to the teammate the ball is thrown in a forwards direction. This is a foul. In rugby it's only backwards or sideways passes that are allowed.

What is an underhand serve?

An underhand serve is when you serve underhand

If you fumble the ball on a flea flicker and then throw it?

As long as the ball is thrown from behind the line of scrimmage, and a forward pass has not already been thrown during the play, then the play you describe is perfectly legal.

Is a pass illegal if it is thrown from behind the line of scrimage in football?

No! A pass is only legal if it is thrown from behind the line of scrimmage. A pass is illegal if it is thrown from in front of the line of scrimmage.

What is the duration of The Forward Pass?

The duration of The Forward Pass is 1.3 hours.

Where can you not atempt to throe a forward pass on the field in football?

Forward passes are not allowed if: a) the passer has traveled beyond the line of scrimmage, or b) a forward pass has already been thrown during the play, or c) the passer is intentionally grounding the ball to avoid a sack, or d) possession has changed during the play.

When was the forward pass legalized?

The forward pass was legalized in pro football in 1906.

When was The Forward Pass created?

The Forward Pass was created on 1929-11-10.

What is a legal and illegal pass in flag football?

A legal pass is anypass that is thrown from behind the line of scrimmage...the imaginary line across the field where the play began...A player may pitch the ball backward at anytime while beyond the line of scrimmage. Any ball thrown forward beyond the LOS is an illegal pass.

Is there a shuffle pass in football?

No, there is not.Some people mistakenly call things a "shuffle pass" or a "shuttle pass" but what they're actually trying to refer to in most cases is called a "shovel pass."A "shovel pass" is an underhand forward throw to a receiver. This is the only type of pass that uses such terminology. People often hear the words and are unclear as to what term is being applied however, and they restate the maneuver with incorrect wording.

In American Football does a Forward Pass have to be thrown to a player beyond or over the line of scrimmage to be legal or can it be legally thrown forward to a player behind the line of scrimmage?

Wrong choice of terminology - a Forward Pass must be made behind or in the neutral zone (the width of the ball where it is spotted for the Down) by the passer to be legal, and be caught by an eligible receiver to be complete. It can, however, be caught by an eligible receiver anywhere on the field of play, even behind the line of scrimmage.

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