Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26

Thread: Touchback

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 55,759, Level: 73
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 1,291
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    atlantacyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fontvieille Monaco
    Posts
    5,244
    Points
    55,759
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 338
    Given: 102

    Touchback

    Tennessee just fumbled the ball into the endzone and GA gets the ball as a touchback. They mentioned the Texas game. How was that second fumble not a touchback?



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 274,193, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    20,639
    Points
    274,193
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,840
    Given: 166

    Re: Touchback

    because texas.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 38,291, Level: 60
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 759
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    1,699
    Points
    38,291
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 258
    Given: 323

    Re: Touchback

    I thought it was a touchback if the ball was fumbled across the goal line and out of bounds.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 19,054, Level: 42
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 796
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    718
    Points
    19,054
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 191
    Given: 262

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by atlantacyclone View Post
    Tennessee just fumbled the ball into the endzone and GA gets the ball as a touchback. They mentioned the Texas game. How was that second fumble not a touchback?
    Because the Texas player recovered it. It's only a touchback if it goes out of bounds.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 73,489, Level: 84
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 1,361
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Rogue52's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    6,609
    Points
    73,489
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 396
    Given: 15

    Re: Touchback

    Did Georgia actually recover the ball in the endzone? That would be the difference.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 120,741, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    7,540
    Points
    120,741
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,089
    Given: 840

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by LutherBlue View Post
    I thought it was a touchback if the ball was fumbled across the goal line and out of bounds.
    This, you can recover in the endzone, but with the no fumble forward for offense, it would be moved back to the previous spot. The ball is still live until it goes out of bounds through the endzone.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 125,420, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    17,231
    Points
    125,420
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 533
    Given: 368

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by every_yard View Post
    Because the Texas player recovered it. It's only a touchback if it goes out of bounds.
    This. You can fumble the ball into the end zone as an offensive player and still recover it yourself. The ball is just returned to where you originally fumbled it.



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 79,152, Level: 87
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 998
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,789
    Points
    79,152
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 328
    Given: 587

    Re: Touchback

    Tennessee totally just pulled an us in that one. I totally know how those 100,000+ people are feeling.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

    -acgclone

  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 20,452, Level: 43
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 298
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    LivntheCyLife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    St. Louis, MO
    Posts
    938
    Points
    20,452
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 82
    Given: 21

    Re: Touchback

    I've always thought this rule was the most unfair rule in football. Such a huge difference between fumbling out of bounds at the 1 versus past the pylon in the end zone.



  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 135,197, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    12,966
    Points
    135,197
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,343
    Given: 1,164

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by LivntheCyLife View Post
    I've always thought this rule was the most unfair rule in football. Such a huge difference between fumbling out of bounds at the 1 versus past the pylon in the end zone.
    If you don't make that the rule then how would you spot the ball after a fumble out of the end zone?



  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 13,375, Level: 35
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 675
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    DarkStar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    717
    Points
    13,375
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 198

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    If you don't make that the rule then how would you spot the ball after a fumble out of the end zone?
    Just like any other forward fumble out of bounds. The spot where the offensive player last had possession of the ball.


    If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
    Lyndon B. Johnson

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 135,197, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    12,966
    Points
    135,197
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,343
    Given: 1,164

    Re: Touchback

    I guess I've always liked the rule but I can see where others wouldn't.



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 13,375, Level: 35
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 675
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    DarkStar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    717
    Points
    13,375
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 198

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    I guess I've always liked the rule but I can see where others wouldn't.
    I started hating the rule when it cost us that game against Baylor. Gave Baylor their first conference road win ever.


    If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
    Lyndon B. Johnson

  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 135,197, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    12,966
    Points
    135,197
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,343
    Given: 1,164

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkStar View Post
    I started hating the rule when it cost us that game against Baylor. Gave Baylor their first conference road win ever.
    I do remember that now that you bring it up. Coleman fumble on the 1 right?



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 13,375, Level: 35
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 675
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    DarkStar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    717
    Points
    13,375
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 198

    Re: Touchback

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    I do remember that now that you bring it up. Coleman fumble on the 1 right?
    Yes, I think that was it. I keep trying to forget all the kicks in the gonads during 05. still can't shake some of those plays.


    If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
    Lyndon B. Johnson

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM