8. Action clearly designed to delay the officials from making the ball ready for play.
Approved Ruling 3-4-2 II. On a running play late in the half the Team A ball carrier is tackled inbounds. Team B players are deliberately slow to “unpile” in an obvious attempt to consume time and prevent the officials from making the ball ready for play. RULING: Team B foul for delay of game. Penalty—five yards at the succeeding spot. The game clock will start on the snap (Rule 3-4-3).
PENALTY—Dead-ball foul. Five yards from the succeeding spot [S7 and S21].