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99 yards: WEST Virginia vs Clemson in 2011-2012 Discover Orange Bowl

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Q: What is the longest fumble return in college football history?
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What is the longest fumble return in NCAA history?

The longest fumble return in NCAA football history was in 1995. It happened when Paul Rivers of Rutgers returned a fumble 100 yards for a touchdown.

Can the defense advance a fumble in college football?

Yes. There was a rule in college football where the defense could not advance the ball after recovering a fumble but it was abolished in 1992.

What is the longest fumble return in Pittsburgh Steelers history?

Greg Best returned a fumble 94 yards in 1983.

Can you advance a fumble on a kickoff in college football?


What is the longest fumble return in NFL history?

As of the 2007 season, the longest fumble return in NFL history is 104 yards and was done by Jack Tatum of the Oakland Raiders in 1972 and Aeneas Williams of the Arizona Cardinals in 2000.

In college football if a players foot hits the ball causing a fumble is a penalty?

If the 'kick' is intentional, it is an illegal kick penalty. If it is unintentional, it is a fumble.

What Cowboys player had the longest fumble recovery in Super Bowl history?

greg Ellis 98

Longest fumble return in super bowl history?

It was 64 yards by Leon Lett in Super Bowl XXVII

Can you return a fumble on a two point conversion in college football?

Obviously its two points for the returning team.

What does a fumble mean in football?

A fumble is when a player with the ball drops it.

Can the football touch the ground in College football?

"no it cant ever touch the ground unless a fumble" Completely incorrect. A lateral pass can touch the ground in the NFL and collegiate football.

What does ff mean in football?

"FF" stands for "Forced Fumble" When a player knocks the football loose or strips the ball from a player that has full possession of the football is considered a Forced Fumble (FF).

Can a fumble be advanced on a kickoff in college football?

Yes. The only 'weird' fumble rule is on 4th down. On 4th down, only the fumbler may advance his own fumble. If any other offensive player gets possession, the ball is dead and placed at the spot of the fumble. Since a kickoff is, by definition, not 4th down, it can be advanced.

In college football is the play dead if a lateral touches the ground?

Any backward pass (which is what a lateral would be) that is not caught is a fumble in both the NCAA and the NFL.

What six letter football term means to drop the football?


Is it a penalty for a football players foot to cause a fumble?

If the 'kick' is intentional, it is an illegal kick penalty. If it is unintentional, it is a fumble.

Largest margin of victory in a college football overtime game?

ASU beat USC 47 - 34 in 2OT in 1996 (scored TD on offense, returned fumble for TD on defense).

In American football how is recovering the football defined?

It can be defined as many things depending on how you lost it for example for a fumble t be recovered it is called a fumble recovery and an interception is just called an interception

When can't a pro football player advance a fumble?

they can

Why do football referees throw beanbags?

To signify a fumble.

What does FR stand for in football stats?

Fumble Recoveries

What does F mean in football defense stats?


When an offensive player drops the football that is called?


How do you use the word fumble in a short sentence?

He had a quick fumble in his pockets.Have a fumble in the drawer for the scissors.

What does live ball mean in football?

loose ball (fumble)