Rule 7 – Section 1 – Article 3 – Offensive Team Requirements — Prior to the Snap
Each of the following (a-d) is a dead-ball foul. Officials should blow the whistle and not allow the play to continue. After the ball is ready for play and before it is snapped:
a. Snapper. The snapper (Rule 2-27-8):
- May not move to a different position nor have any part of his body beyond the neutral zone.