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Rule Book Clarification

Rule Book, Page 63, the Penalty Summary, the second line states: forward pass – (S35-9) – 5 yards plus loss of down; Arts. 2d, 3 – intentional This is in error. It should read: forward pass – (S35-9) – 5 yards plus loss of down; Arts. 2d, e – intentional

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Encroachment?

QB under center now changes signal count by shouting or very loud count. Has not used this voice during the game until now. B encroaches. Encroachment by B.

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Force out

Player A in the end zone goes up for a pass near end line. He is HIT while in the air and holds on to the ball but comes down out of the end zone. Had the contact not happened he would have landed in the end zone. Touchdown or not ? Same situation but […]

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Uniforms for chain crew

I understand that stripped shirts are now prohibited for Chain Crews, but what should we do in the case of schools/conferences assigning officials to the Chain Crew? Typically, they arrive and wear their officiating uniform. They will need to wear something over their stripe shirts — or take off the stripe shirt & wear something […]

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Questions of the day

A coach has used his 3 time outs for the half. He then wants a Coach Official Conference for a misapplicaiton of a rule. He is wrong, since we cannot charge him with a time out, is it a 5 yard delay of game foul or a 15 yard unsporstmanlike foul? 5-yard Delay of game […]

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