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No. In NFL football, once a ball hits the uprights (goal post), whether from a pass or a missed field goal or a punt, it is out of play.

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Is a pass off the goal post a live ball?

no the goal posts are out of bounds and the pass is dead when it strikes the post. A kick which could score points is the exception. Should that kick hit the post it could bound over the crossbar and still score.

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How far off of the ground is a NFL goal post From the ground to the bottom of the goal and from the bottom of the post to the top?

10 feet high (the same height as a NBA hoop) NFL Rules states the top of the goal post must be a minimum of 30 feet off the ground. That would make the minimum length of the goal post 20 feet as the crossbar is 10 feet off the ground.

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Can a quarter back catch a pass?

I can think of a couple of examples where a quarterback would catch a pass. One would be a fake punt or feild goal attempt where the kicker receives the hiked ball but passes it instead. The other would be a hand off to a running back who then passes the ball.

How tall is a goal post?

The upright post in the NFL are 18 ft 6, and the crossbar is 10 feet off the ground.

If a ball is throw and bounces off the upright and back into the field of play is it a live or dead ball?

Once the passed ball hits any part of the goal posts it is considered dead. According to an article on, former NFL referee Jerry Markbreit was asked a similar question. "If the ball hits the upright is it still in play on a forward pass or a field goal try?" His answer was: "The goal post is out-of-bounds in the end zone; however, a field goal try that hits any part of the goal posts and rebounds through scores three points. So, in this case, the goal post remains in play. If the ball rebounds back into the end zone or into the field of play, it cannot be advanced because it is dead by rule. If a forward pass hits the goal post, it is dead immediately and an incomplete pass is ruled."

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For the most part, no. However, there will be times when you're allowed an on-post pass. Sometimes, it may even be possible to get an off-post pass.

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you take off your nose., then you evolved it.., that's in,and pass it in your left... ^_^

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10 feet off the groundthe upright posts are 18 ft 6 in

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