In high school tackle football how far does the football have to go to be considered leagal?
Legal for what? It has to be moved ten yards to establish a "first down" or a new set of downs. This occurs after a kick off return, a punt return, an interception, a fumble recovery, or when the ball has been moved past the first down marker.
There are no limits as on how many players are allowed to tackle the person with the ball. As many people as are needed may help to tackle the ballcarrier. The referee will blow the whistle when the ballcarrier is considered to be "down." After the whistle blows, no other player may get in on the tackle.
If you tackle them with your arm, yes. Shoulder no. If you tackle the arm it is known as a clothesline. It is a type of tackle made infamous by Dick "Night Train" Lane. Many players were injured using this type of tackle. A majority of the time, if the hit is deemed vicious, it will be flagged for unnecessary roughness. If the tackle happens in the back of the neck and drags the player…
1) In flag football, padding and helmets are not used. 2) In tackle football in order to bring down a ball carrier you have to tackle him and his knee has to touch the ground. Where as in flag football only the flag has to be pulled off in order to bring the ball carrier to a stop. 3) Offensive and Defensive lineman are not usually used in flag football.
Why not? There are now over 100 teams women's tackle football teams in the US. The most common response from a doubter after seeing them play - "Wow, it's real tackle football!" In the main women's tackle football leagues in the US it's full gear, full tackle football, just like the men play. The only difference besides being women vs men is the women typically play with a smaller ball (the junior or youth version.)