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What is it called when a defensive player catches an offensive pass in football?

interception


When a defense player catches a pass?

When a defensive player catches a pass


What is the term in American football for when a defensive player catches a pass from the opossing teams forward pass?

The term for defensive player catching opposing team's pass is an interception.


What is it called when a defensive player catches a pass?

It's called an interception.


What is it called when a defensive player catches a forward pass in footba ll?

Interference.


Out of bounds pass in football?

In American Football, if a player has one foot out of bounds when he catches the football, he is out of bounds. If he has is in bounds when he catches the football then he caught it and it is a completed catch. If the player goes out of bounds and comes back in bounds and catches the football it is still an incomplete pass. However, if he was knocked out of bounds or if the ball was tipped, it may be a completed pass. The rules keep changing at all levels of the game.


When the Defense Intercept A Pass made by an offensives player is called what?

In American football, when a defender catches a forward pass from the offense, it is called an interception.


What is an interferance in football?

There are two types of interference in football. Defensive pass interference is when a defender covering a receiver touches and prevents a receiver from catching a ball which he could have caught. Offensive pass interference is when an offensive player prevents a defensive player from intercepting the ball by touching or pushing him in any type of way to get him away from the football.


Can a defensive player pull an offensive player apart from the ball when their is a reception in the end zone in football?

no , the offensive player has to have control or it is an incomplete pass. if offensive player hits the ground and ball comes out it is an incomplete pass.


Who is the best defensive football player?

nemanja vidic he a brick of a player know one could pass him but young chris smalling will be the defender in the world


When the quarterback throws the football and his receiver catches the ball this is called?

A pass completion.


Is a player considered down if he catches a pass falls gets up and keeps going?

In college football, once a player's knee touches the ground the play is whistled dead regardless of whether a defensive player made contact with the ball carrier. In the NFL, a defensive player must make contact with the ball carrier to have the play whistled dead. So to answer your question, in college the player is down and the play is over. In the NFL, the player is not down and the play continues.


In football if the ball goes out of bounds and a player is inbounds and catches the ball when it is out but he isn't is it a complete pass?

The ball is not "out of bounds" unless the ball or the player who possesses it touches the ground in an out of bounds area. So in the case where the ball is in flight over the sideline, and a player who is inbounds catches it and demonstrates control before stepping out, the pass is complete.


Can a player run out of bounds then catch a pass in bounds?

Only if the player was forced out of bounds by a defensive player.


When is a touchdown scored in football?

A touchdown is scored in football when a player carries the ball over the opposing players' goal line, or if he catches a pass in the end zone. Another way to score a touchdown is if the offensive team has its back close to the end zone and the quarterback has to step into the end zone to make his play and there is a fumble. If the defensive team recovers they score a touchdown.


What is dig pass in volleyball?

A dig is when a defensive player passes a spike from a player on the opposing team.


What is a DE in football?

Defensive End. The DE plays on the outside edge of the defensive line. Called the Defensive End in a 4-3 allignment and is sometimes referred to as a Defensive Tackle in a 3-4 defensive allignment. The Defensive end is responsible for pass rushing and run stuffing.


What does sck mean in football?

Sck in the stat columns means Sack. A sack is when a defensive player tackles the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage before he has the chance to complete a forward pass.


What is the position of the football player who throws the pass?

Quarterback


Who was the last player to pass away from the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The last Steelers player to pass away was defensive end L.C. Greenwood (9/29/2013).


What are assists in football?

its when a player passes the ball to another player who scores of that pass


How do you do a pass in football?

Kick the ball to another player in your team.


What type of football pass can be thrown to a player behind you?

Lateral..


The differences between a forward pass and lateral pass?

A Forward Pass is passing the football to a teammate in front of you. A Lateral Pass is the player carrying the ball passing the football on side or behind him/her.


Is Chris Canty a good football player?

Chris Canty is a good but not great 3-4 defensive end, specializing in run stopping. As a pass rusher he is far from the best, only decent at best. Over all a good football player though? yes good. but no anything better