A deceptive move by the quarterback where he fakes handing the ball to the running back and then hides the ball against his hip as he runs around one end of the line of scrimmage. After bootlegging to the end of the line, quarterbacks can either throw to open receivers or run downfield on their own.
The quarterback fakes a hand-off to backs going one way while goes the other way to run or pass
often called the 'quarterback keeper', it is when the offense is close to the defenses goal line. The defense will crowd in at the scrimmage and the quarterback will fake a hand-off to a back, then run around for a touchdown
an offensive play predicated upon misdirection in which the quarterback pretends to hand the ball to another player, and then carries the ball in the opposite direction of the supposed ball carrier with the intent of either passing or running (sometimes the quarterback has the option of doing either). A naked bootleg is a risky variation of this play when the quarterback has no blockers pulling out with him. Contrast with scramble, sneak, and draw
A play where the quarterback fakes a handoff and runs around the tight end.
when a quarterback runs out of the pocket with the ball looking to pass the ball as his first priority, but run with it if he can't find an open receiver.