Originally Posted by kingoftheroost
I halfway agree. If the player is serving only as the holder for a kick, then he should be allowed to have the knee down without being called down, but if his role changes (very obviously not just holding the ball), then I think he should have to pick his knee up before receiving the ball. QBs aren't allowed to receive a snap with one knee down and do anything with the ball, so why is the holder?
If they changed to the NFL rule I mentioned before about only being down by contact from another player then this would be allowed without an issue.
Edit: Which I guess it's not an issue...just strange to me.