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Old 01-26-2011, 01:57 PM
Superhal Superhal is offline
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Originally Posted by OldGuy View Post
Somewhat (and I admit only somewhat) related. I've always wondered why teams use kneeling earlier than I think relevant to run out the clock. Why doesn't the QB instead of kneeling immediately step back and wait for a few seconds before dropping to one knee. I've seen some college QBs do this but can't recall any pro QBs doing it.
Iirc, in college the play clock is 30 seconds. In the pro's it's 45. Also, you get more clock stoppages in college (I'm told the clock stops when the chains need to be moved.)

Corrections welcome.

Last edited by Superhal; 01-26-2011 at 01:57 PM.