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College Football Officiating Conversations
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Conversation 44: Replay 101 – Scoring Plays

In this conversation we begin to discuss rules surrounding Instant Replay and reviewable plays; specifically Scoring Plays. Topics include: Reviewable plays when there is a potential touchdown Pylon plays Reviewable plays when there is a potential for a safety Plays involving field goals Quote of the Week Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you – […]

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Conversation 43: Miscellaneous Discussion

In this episode, Tyler and Dwayne discuss a few officiating related topics.  We get back to the original premise for the podcast by simply having a conversation with each other about officiating Quote of the Week Oppportunity looks a lot like hard work – Ashton Kuchar Fight Song – LSU

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Big XII FJ (and former guest- Conversation 22), Matt Mills, joins us again to discuss Situational Awareness and game flow. Topics include: What is situational awareness? Why its important? How to increase your game awareness Anticipation vs Assumption Quote of the Week Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. – Suzy Kassem Song of the Week – Southern Utah

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Byron Adams, AAC Back Judge and board president for the Tom Beard Football Officials Clinic joins us on this episode. He discusses this long running camp and its namesake TBFOC Website: https://www.tbfoc.org/ Topics include: About Tom Beard History of the Clinic How Byron became involved? Slogan “Everyday is Game Day” Tom Beard East vs West Clinic Information (format, costs, clinicians,etc) […]

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Conversation 40: “Her Turf” Documentary

The documentary “Her Turf,” follows three extraordinary female football officials as they bravely attempt to level the playing field.   Shantel Hansen (Director and Producer), Dean Blandino (Executive Producer) and Annice Cannady (the 1st female NCAA official) join us to discuss this extremely important documentary. Topics include: What is the documentary about? Where did the idea come from? Overview of the […]

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Conversation 39: Touching Rules

Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules related to touching of a scrimmage kick and touching during a pass play. Topics include Touching during a scrimmage kick Touching behind/beyond the neutral zone Illegal touching during scrimmage kick Illegal touching during pass plays Touching by kicking team in B’s end zone Eligibility gained or regained Quote of the Week Don’t compare your beginning […]

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In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne focus on finding the basic spot in a specific case: Running plays when the run ends in the end zone after a change of team possession (10.2.2.d.2). This includes the momentum exception (8.5.1 exception) We hope to clarify these often confusing set of rules with some play scenarios. Quote of the Week “My heart […]

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Rick Kruger and Brian Boche (rhymes with Hockey) manage the Upper Midwest Collegiate Football Officials Clinic in Minneapolis, Minnesota, B1G country. Listen and learn about this great, inexpensive clinic including the on and off field opportunities to learn and get better. NOTE: Around the 28 minute mark, we censored a short part of the conversation in order to conceal the […]

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Conversation 36: QwikRef with founder Rusty Acree

QwikRef has become a vital tool used by officials, supervisors and coaches in most of the conferences across the country. Rusty Acree is the founder and he joins us to provide unique insight into QwikRef. Topics include: How and why QwikRef was born? Features of QwikRef Who are the users of QwikRef? Where do suggestions for improvements come from? Quote of […]

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Conversation 35: Rule Study Guidelines and Tips

Looking for some ideas on how to study the rules? Tyler and Dwayne provide some tips to help you create your rule study plan and prepare for upcoming rules exams. Topics include Different types learners Creating goals and creating a study plan Rogers Redding Guide Dickson Study Method Hybrid Method Making Rule Study more Interesting Study Groups Quote Of the […]

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