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The team scoring a field goal or touchdown is normally required to kick off to the opponent regardless of the results of the try. In high school the team sored upon can choose to kick off but in 35 years of officiating I have never seen this happen.

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Q: Who gets the ball after the defense returns a point after attempt?
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Can the defense score on a point after touchdown attempt?

Yes. It must, however, be run back to the opposite endzone for 2 points. Note that this only applies in college football. In the NFL, when the defense touches the ball on a PAT attempt, the ball is dead.

How many points are scored if the defensive team blocks the extra point and returns it for a touchdown?

None. During an extra point attempt only the team attempting it can score any points. If the defensive team blocks the kick it becomes a dead ball. The above is true EXCEPT in college football. In college, the defense can return a blocked extra point or a turnover during a 2-point attempt. If the defense can return it across the opposing goal in one play, they are awarded two points. If they fail, the try is over and the ball is kicked off as usual.

Can the defense score on a two point conversion attempt?

Not in the NFL. Once the offense loses control of the ball -- with an incomplete pass, interception, or tackle -- the play is dead. In college and Canadian football, however, the defense can return the ball and score a 2-point defensive conversion.

How does a football team score a two-point touchdown?

If a team attempts a two point conversion after scoring a touchdown and the ball is fumbled and recovered by the defense or if a pass is intercepted by the defense who then run the ball back to the other end zone the defense team will be credited with the two points. This is called a defensive conversion. Note that this rule only applies in college football. In the NFL, the defense can't score on a point-after attempt.

When defense blocks the extra point and returns for touchdown for two pointswhat is that called?

It doesn't matter that it is a blocked extra point or an interception or a fumble recovery, if either team scores by possessing the ball in their end zone, it is a 'two-point conversion.'

Can defense score on a point after touchdown?

In college football, if there is a turnover on a PAT and the defense returns the football to the opposite end zone, they receive 2 points for a defensive conversion. In the NFL, the ball is dead when a defending player touches it on an extra point attempt. There is an extremely rare scenario in the college game where the defense can score 1 point. The offense's attempt must be turned over, the defense then runs most (but not all) the length of the field, the defense then fumbles, the offense recovers it (not yet in their own end zone), the offense then voluntarily runs into their own end zone trying to evade a tackle, and the defense then tackles the offense's player in their own end zone. This is called a conversion safety, and counts 1 point for the defense. It makes a score such as 6-1 a possible score in college football. This is so rare that it has never actually occurred.

Could a the defense score a touchdown on a two point conversion attempt in high school?

No. If the defense obtain the ball without ending the play on any conversion aattempt and reach goal, they are awarded two points (similar to a safety).

Can the defense run the ball on a blocked extra point in the NFL?


Can the defense run the ball back on a fumbled extra point?


Can the defense run the ball back on a blocked extra point?

In NFL ball is dead. In NCAA live ball: On a one-point try attempt, Team A's kick is blocked. The ball is advanced by runner B1 across Team A's goal line. RULING: Award Team B two points (Rule 8-3-1).

How can the defense score a two point conversion?

Offense is going for a 2 point conversion and fumbles the ball, defense picks it up and runs the ball to the other end zone. Defense scores 2 pts on a conversionl. HAPPENED YESTERDAY 11/29/2008

What happens if the ball is fumbled?

When the ball is fumbled, it can be recovered by any player on the field. if the defense recovers the fumble, the defensive player can attempt to run the ball in order to gain yards, because once it is clear that the defense have the ball, it is officially in their possession. If the offense regains control of the ball it is an automatic first down.

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