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A player that runs out of bounds on purpose can not be the first player to make contact with the ball or the ball carrier. If they are pushed out of bounds by a blocker and make and effort to get back in quickly, they can make the tackle.

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Can a professional football player run out of bounds and then come back in and make a tackle legally?

Well if the professional football player has the ball then no cuz if you go out of bounds then you go out of bounds so.

Can a gunner run down the field out of bounds then reenter to tackle the ball carrier?

Only if he is forced out. If the gunner voluntarily runs out of bounds to avoid blockers on the return team, and then runs back in bounds to make the tackle, it is a penalty.

Can a defensive player go out of bounds then return to the field to tackle an offensive player?

Yes he can. If you want proof you can see it in a Super Bowl XLIII re-run where #92 of the Steelers ran that interception back for a touchdown. Larry Fitzgerald was out of bounds just before he tackled #92 in the end zone. Only if the player was forced out of bounds by the opposing team can he come back in to make a tackle which was not the case in SB XLIII and Fitzgerald. He may have been forced out by an Arizona player but he was no forced out by a Pittsburgh player. He was not flagged because they simply did not see it.

If a fumble occurs and the player is out of bounds can he come back and pick up the ball and continue play?

A defensive player may go out of bounds and then come back in bounds and make a tackle or recover a fumble. An offensive player may not go out of bounds voluntarily and then catch a pass. The only other rule about going out of bounds in the college rulebook is that a member of the kicking team may not go out of bounds voluntarily and then come back onto the field to make a play.

How do you use tackle in a sentence as a verb?

The football player had to tackle the receiver so they wouldn't make a touchdown!!

Can a player run out of bounds and come back in to make a play?

During the course of play, as long as you reestablish legal position on the court prior to receiving the ball play continues without penalty. An inbounds play may be a different case. I believe you cannot be the first one to touch the inbounded ball if you go out of bounds to shake a defender.

Does an NFL offensive player have to reestablish his eligibility after stepping out of bounds before he can make a catch?


What are two things a back row player should do in volleyball?

follow the ball everywhere! just for backup if one of your teamates misses it. And follow the ball to the line to make sure it is out of bounds.

Can you tackle an NFL player with your helmet?

You cannot tackle another player with your helmet. You can in fact tackle another player leading with your helmet...the rule is that you cannot make helmet to helmet contact with another player. That being said it is unsafe to lead with your helmet in any situation due to injury probability, you risk neck and head injuries when you lead with your helmet.

In rugby can you tackle a person from behind If you get deflected can you get back up and tackle him?

Absolutley! In a tackle if the ball carrier hits the ground the tackler is required to move immediately to their feet to be able to fight for the ball. A tackler who is on the floor with the ball carrier must move or make a positive attempt to roll away from the tackled player and the ball or they will be seen as slowing the game and cant be penalised. If you have been "handed off" by the ball carrier or just knocked out of the way when you were trying to tackle that player you are EXPECTED to make every effort to legally stop the ball carrier advancing

How do you make a sentence using leaps and bounds?

I always smile when I see the dog make leaps and bounds.

Can a player that is falling out of bounds throw the ball off of the defensive player hard in the chest and not get a call called on the offensive player?

yes, there would be no call that the ref could make