What is a ball carrier?

Updated: 12/20/2022
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A ball carrier is a person who carries an American football during a game.

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What direction must the ball must be passed in rugby?

The ball must be passed either in line with the ball carrier OR as is normally seen to the rear of the ball carrier. A ball thrown forward, dropped forward of the carrier or knocked forward of the ball carrier is a penalty offense

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A ball carrier in basketball is a metal rack that used for storage of the basketball's. A ball carrier can also be mesh or in a bag form.

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you may be in any position as a ball receiver as long as you are in line with the ball carrier or behind the ball carrier

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Is a ball carrier down if his knee lands on tackler?

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Is a helmet hit below the knee a penalty hit?

it is not a penalty if the person you hit is the ball carrier. but it is however a penalty if the hit a lineman or any other non ball carrier.

What is another word for ball carrier?

scrotum, sac, basket

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

What is a loop pass in rugby?

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Can you assist the ball carrier with forward progress?

It depends on what sport you are talking about.

What is a horse collar tackle?

This is a tackle made by grabbing the inside of the shoulder pads and throwing the ball carrier to the ground. This type of tackle was outlawed by the NFL in 2005 due to the possibility of injury to the ball carrier resulting from it.