Hurdling IS illegal in the NFL and it is similar to the NCAA rule. Hurdling is defined as jumping over an opponent that has no other body part besides at least one foot on the ground.
Basically, you cannot jump over another player who is standing. If they have a knee on the ground or their hand, they can be jumped over.
It is considered a personal foul and is a 15 yard penalty. -Football official
5 YARD PENALTY
5 yard penalty
five year penalty
There are no points for penalties in an NFL game.
15 yard penalty
According to the NFL rulebook, illegal formations, motions and substitutions all carry a five-yard penalty.
its like a foul
No it is not.