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yes it is true that a referee must stop the clock by going out of bounds in the last 2 minutes of a football game. no-one knows why they were told to do this but now the rules have changed.

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Q: In old football rules did the clock stop by going out of bounds only in the last 2 minutes of a football game?
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In college football does the clock stop by going out of bounds?

Short answer: Yes, but a 2008 rule change allows the clock to restart on a referee's signal. This from the NCAA rules: Ball Out Of Bounds (Rule 3-2-5-a-12). When a ball is carried or fumbled out of bounds, the game clock will stop, as always. Beginning in 2008 the game clock will start on the referee's signal when the ball is ready for play, not on the snap. In the last two minutes of the half, however, the clock will start on the snap as before, preserving the ability of the offensive team to maximize strategic use of the clock.

Do first down stops the clock in college football?

Yes, long enough for the officials to reset the down-and-distance chain. Then the clock is started again (unless it was stopped for another reason, such as a player going 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.

What stops the clock in nfl football?

Timeouts,incomplete passes, injuries in which the injured player can't get off the field, and finally, going out of bounds. Hope this helped! :)

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