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Podcasts

Conversation 32: Goal Setting and Planning For Success

January 13, 2019

If you want to really achieve your goals, setting them is just the beginning.  In the first episode of Season 2, Tyler and Dwayne discuss goal setting and ways to ensure that you actually achieve those goals. Remember, “a goal without a plan is just a wish”. Topics Include: Why we set goals How to create SMART goals How to […]

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Conversation 31 – Handling Adversity

October 21, 2018

In this bonus episode,  Tyler and Dwayne discuss the various types of adversity that officials deal with and offer up a few ways to handle them. Topics include: Different types of adversity In-game vs Post-game How you can help crew mates Quote of the Week To try to run away from suffering is not wise. To stay with it, to […]

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Conversation 30 – Season 1 Recap

August 19, 2018

In this final episode of the season, Tyler and Dwayne look back at the first season and discuss some of the conversations and guests We also touch on our plans for Season 2 Thank you to all of our guests for taking the time to give back to officiating Thank you to all of the listeners who have helped this […]

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Conversation 29 – Officiating Fitness & Nutrition: PAC-12 BJ Justin Nelson

August 12, 2018

Having a fitness and nutrition plan is essential in everyday life, but can make a real difference in our officiating performance. PAC-12 Back Judge, Justin Nelson joins us to provide some guidelines around fitness and nutrition as it pertains to officiating. It may help you take that next step in your game day performance Quote of the Week “If you […]

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Conversation 28 – Big XII Referee Reggie Smith: Crew Leadership/Announcements

August 5, 2018

Big XII Referee, Reggie Smith joins us for a great conversation about crew leadership and announcements One the most recognized voices among college football referees, Reggie’shares his approach to crew leadership and how he has come to master announcements Reggie touches on: Leadership Style Setting the proper tone for the crew How he engages the crew in the offseason/preseason Mastering […]

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Conversation 27 – Rules Talk: Blocking Below the Waist

July 29, 2018

Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules surrounding blocking below the waist (9-1-6), including some of the differences this season. Quote of the Week There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth – not going all the way, and not starting. – Budda Mentioned on the Show 2018 BBW Diagram (credit: Scott Taylor, Utah)

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Conversation 26 – Managing the End of the Game with John O’Neill and Jeff Flanagan

July 22, 2018

We are privileged to be joined by two of the top referees in college football: John O’Neill from the Big10 and Jeff Flanagan from the ACC. John and Jeff discuss managing the end of the half and situational awareness. They cover the many things that we need to think about and some ways to ensure that this crucial part of […]

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Conversation 25 – PAC-12 Replay Official Jerry Meyerhoff

July 15, 2018

Longtime PAC10/12 umpire and current PAC12 Replay Official Jerry Meyerhoff, joins us to give us an overview of the replay function. The conversation covers the following topics: Various replay roles and responsibilities Game week preparation and pre-game duties Glimpse inside the replay booth on game day Post game tasks Quote of the Week I’ve learned that people will forget what […]

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Today I will do what other’s won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what other’s can’t 

 Jerry Rice

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Kicks

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Conduct of Players and Others Subject to the Rules

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