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College Football Officiating Conversations

Conversation 18 – New Rules Examples

Tyler and Dwayne continue the new rules discussion with a few more examples. There will be more discussion on this topic as we get more guidance from the national level. This conversation will hopefully get you thinking about some of the possible scenarios. Quote of the Week Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. – Victor […]

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PAC-12 Referee Steve Strimling joins us to discuss new rules and editorial changes for the 2018 season.  Steve is well-know for his rules knowledge.  He shares some insights about the new rules. There will more on this topic in the coming weeks. Tune in to get the latest regarding the new rules and editorial changes. Quote of the week Success […]

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Brandon recently gave a presentation at the CFO National Referee clinic, called “Starting Out as a Referee” In this conversation, he talks to Tyler and Dwayne about the role of the Referee and how he breaks down the “offseason” to prepare himself and the crew to work at a high level. Mentioned on the Show: Starting out as a Referee […]

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Conversation 15 – Scrimmage Kick Rules

  Tyler and Dwayne discuss several rules related to scrimmage kicks, including key definitions. Tune in for a look into these often misunderstood rules. Quote Of the Week Pain Is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit Fight Song of the Week Portland State University Fight Song

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Last year, CJ Tyree Walton completed his rookie season in the Mountain West. He joins us to discuss the transition from small college to FBS level football. Tyree discusses how he prepared, not only for his rookie season, but also switching to a position that he had never worked before. Additionally we discuss what has helped Tyree be successful along […]

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In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules that involve the goal line and end zone. Rules pertaining to Touchdowns, Safeties and touchbacks are discuss. We discuss penalty enforcement including how to determine the basic and enforcement spots. Quote the Week Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.  -Dwayne Johnson […]

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Conversation 12 – Introduction to O2Os

Official to Official(O2O) communication is becoming more prevalent each year. Still some conferences have note made the jump. In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne discuss a low-cost O2O option that is being used by a number of conferences. We discuss the costs, accessories, how to wear and some lessons learned from our first full year using O2Os. A bundle of […]

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Jay Stricherz is currently the PAC-12 position supervisor for Center Judges. A longtime PAC-12 referee, Jay discusses his career and his duties as the CJ supervisor. Jay has been the CJ supervisor for the PAC-12 since the position was introduced. He talks about how the position has evolved and the advantages of the 8th official.

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Coach Sean Robbins, from Fitness & Sports Excellerated (FSE), is a National Federation of Professional Trainers certified Master Trainer, with specialist designations in personal training, sports nutrition, weight training and endurance training. Additionally, he specializes in injury prevention and fitness for football officials. Working with officials in the NFL, Big 10 and PAC-12, Sean help officials to improve their movement […]

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Conversation 9 – Under Two Minutes

When the game clock reaches two minutes, there a few of clock related rules that get activated. Tyler and Dwayne discuss these rules and some of the mechanics/communication that go along with them. We review stopping the clock, unfair clock tactics, 10-second subtraction and minimum time to stop the clock. Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to […]

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