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6 Man FB Rules

Nebraska 6-man FB Rules


1.  Field is 40x80 yards (same as 8-man) vs. 50x100

2.  15 yards for a first down

3.  All players are eligible receivers (including the center)

4.  There must be a 'clean exchange' of the football.  
The quarterback must hand off, pitch, or throw the ball before it can cross the line of scrimmage.

5.  A field goal is worth 4 points, kicked PAT is 2 points and a run/pass PAT is 1 point.


6.  If at any point after halftime, a team leads by 45 points or more, a running clock begins.


7.  Must have 3 men on the line of scrimmage.