RULE 7 — FOULS & PENALTIES

SECTION 5 — PLAYER MISCONDUCT FOULS

A player shall be penalized for a player misconduct foul if they commit a non-football action post-play Unnecessary Roughness or Objectionable Conduct foul. This does not include football actions that occur just as or after the play has ended.

Should a player receive two Player Misconduct fouls in one game, they will be disqualified from the remainder of that game.

PENALTY: The normal L10 or L15 for the foul with no additional yardage applied for the disqualification.

NOTE: A penalty under Section 2, 3, 4 and 5 shall be applied in addition to:

  1. any other penalty for any other foul and,
  2. any yards lost or gained and,
  3. any score made, in which event the penalty will be applied on the subsequent play.

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