Author Topic: Holding behind the line on a pass play.  (Read 947 times)

Offline NVFOA_Ump

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Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« on: August 30, 2017, 10:46:04 AM »
1st and 10 at the 50 yard line.  A-12 takes the snap and drops back to pass.  Blitzing LB B-55 is held by A-51 at the A-40 yard line. After the holding flag is down, A-12 throws an incomplete pass downfield.

What is the penalty enforcement?  Down, distance, and rule reference(s) please.
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Online Ralph Damren

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Re: Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2017, 10:47:32 AM »
Under ABO, this is a spot foul. A 1st & 20 @ A-30.
« Last Edit: August 30, 2017, 10:51:52 AM by Ralph Damren »

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Re: Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2017, 02:25:38 PM »
Under ABO, this is a spot foul. A 1st & 20 @ A-30.

1st & 30?  Original line to gain was B-40, ball now at A 30.

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Re: Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2017, 02:31:24 PM »
Holding was 10yrds behind original LOS.  Enforce 10yrds from the 40.  Ball now at the 30.

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Re: Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2017, 03:59:08 PM »
1/30 is correct.
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Re: Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2017, 08:17:33 AM »
1/30 is correct.

Also known as "1st down and a country mile".

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Re: Holding behind the line on a pass play.
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2017, 11:40:05 AM »
Also known as "1st down and a country mile".

Or "two stakes, baked potato, and a side salad."