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Old Sun Dec 29, 2002, 03:33pm
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Originally posted by Nevadaref
I agree. A player doesn't have control, if he simply puts his hand on the ball. I don't care how long he is touching it.
Now you're the one not following the rule.

That's the whole point: neither player is controlling the ball.

A held ball occurs when:
Opponents have their hands so firmly on the ball that control cannot be obtained without undue roughness.

If the defender puts his hand on the ball and prevents the offensive player from moving it, it's a held ball.
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