Misconceptions Vs. The Truth Or This is not Saturday or Sunday 1. Misconception Two feet required inbounds for a catch 1. Truth Only one foot required inbounds for a catch 2. Misconception Defense can be “offsides” and get back 2. Truth No one can enter the neutral zone and get back. 3. Misconception Uncatchable pass rules out interference 3. Truth There is no “uncatchable” rule in high school football 4. Misconception Quarterback out of the pocket can ground the ball 4. Truth Intentional grounding is not related to the “pocket”. 5. Misconception Restrictions on punt team players going downfield 5. Truth No restrictions on when punt team can go downfield. 6. Misconception Missed Field Goal goes back to line of scrimmage 6. Truth Missed Field Goal is treated like a punt. It becomes dead when it enters the end zone. 7. Misconception Automatic first down on face mask personal foul 7. Truth Only automatics are roughings (3) and pass interference. 8. Misconception Interference possible on all legal forward passes 8. Truth No interference if ball does not cross the line of scrimmage. 9. Misconception Defense can return ball for a score on a missed PAT. 9. Truth Once defense obtains possession on a missed PAT, the play is over. 10. Misconception FG/PAT holder can throw a pass from the knee. 10. Truth Holder must rise from knee to continue to play. Thanks for your attention.