1. After a touchdown, the scoring team is allowed a try during one
scrimmage down. The ball may be spotted anywhere between the inbounds
lines, two or more yards from the goal line. The successful conversion
counts one point by kick; two points for a successful conversion by
touchdown; or one point for a safety.
2. The defensive team never can score on a try. As soon as defense
gets possession or the kick is blocked or a touchdown is not scored,
the try is over.
3. Any distance penalty for fouls committed by the defense that prevent
the try from being attempted can be enforced on the succeeding try
or succeeding kickoff. Any foul committed on a successful try will
result in a distance penalty being assessed on the ensuing kickoff.
4. Only the fumbling player can recover and advance a fumble during
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