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    Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    I saw the K-State player use one of his hands for a push on one of the linemen to block the field goal...

    Should that be a penalty



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    yes, but good luck ever getting that called.



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    No, you cannot do it, but I don't think I have ever seen it called. Especially not at the end of a game.


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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Yes, it's illegal, but it is rarely called and almost never at the end of the game



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    They also took their helmets off on the field, but you will never see either called...



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    They also took their helmets off on the field, but you will never see either called...
    The first year that year was implemented it was called all the time... and then the refs just sort of forgot about it I guess and it is never called anymore



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    The rule is called "Leaping".....I did not see the play

    But not only can you not use a teammate to elevate yourself, but you can also not land on top of a player when coming down.

    I saw it called twice last year, once at a UNorth Dakota Game and once in the NFL.



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Your not supposed to go 40 in a 35 zone, but they never call that do they?


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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    I doubt they practice it, but with the game on the line Snyder probably mentioned it.



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    I saw the K-State player use one of his hands for a push on one of the linemen to block the field goal...

    Should that be a penalty
    I ran that kick back and forth about 20 times and I did not see a foul. It appeared that #23 just got lucky and got a hand up high enough at just the right time. I feel like I used to feel when the chain slipped on my old Schwinn.



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Can we please not make excuses... i saw it too.. i was mad. over....



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Quote Originally Posted by swammi View Post
    I ran that kick back and forth about 20 times and I did not see a foul. It appeared that #23 just got lucky and got a hand up high enough at just the right time. I feel like I used to feel when the chain slipped on my old Schwinn.
    I'm curious why teams don't back up a couple of extra yards on an extra point (i.e. 10-yd drop). That would seem take this sort of thing out of play, except for a bad kick. I suppose it messes up the timing and such, and makes the snap more difficult.


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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    I'm curious why teams don't back up a couple of extra yards on an extra point (i.e. 10-yd drop). That would seem take this sort of thing out of play, except for a bad kick. I suppose it messes up the timing and such, and makes the snap more difficult.
    On PAT's it may not be a bad idea.


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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    and makes the snap more difficult.
    I'm guessing this is the reason. The snapper spends all his time practicing 7-yard snaps. The number of blocked PATs you avoid would be more than offset by botched PAT snaps.



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    Re: Can the KState player use their lineman for elevation

    After watching the replay, I don't think Lamur used his lineman for an extra boost. Lamur is a big guy at 6'4, and just jumped and stretched his long arms in my opinion.



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