Football
Football

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

October
06




ELIGIBLE AND INELIGIBLE RECEIVERS

(11-MAN)
Eligibility rules are in effect only on plays involving a legal forward pass. When a play begins, the offensive team may have a maximum of five Eligible Receivers. A player must meet the criteria regarding his uniform number and his position on the field in order to be eligible. An eligible receiver must be either on the end of his line or a back, and must wear a uniform numbered 1-49 or 80-89 inclusive.

Note that in pro football, a player wearing an ineligible number may become eligible by reporting to the referee. That rule does not apply to high school football (NFHS).

Ineligible receivers may not be the first to touch a legal forward pass. That foul is called illegal touching. The penalty is five yards from the previous spot and loss of down.

(8-MAN)
At least five offensive players shall be on the line at the snap and may have any legal jersey number. Furthermore, each offensive player (regardless of jersey number) who at the snap was on the end of the scrimmage line (total of two) and each offensive player who was at the snap legally behind the scrimmage line (possible total of four) is eligible. There are no numbering requirements.

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Current Champions

6A

5A

4A

3A

2-1A

8M-I

8M-II

Derby

Overland Park-Blue Valley

Buhler

Silver Lake

Centralia/Wetmore

Osborne

Baileyville B&B

Yager Stadium, Topeka

Welch Stadium, Emporia

Salina District Stadium

Gowans Stadium, Hutchinson

Lewis Field Staidum, FHSU, Hays

Fischer Field, Newton

Fischer Field, Newton


[Previous State Champions]

 
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