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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.

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