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An opportunity to stay engaged with college football officiating. Two college football officials discuss NCAA rules, mechanics and other topics related to college football officiating. Experienced guests will provide officiating tips and information that will help you grow in your officiating caree…

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    Conversation 115: The Finale

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 42:18

    Tyler and Dwayne close out the Rule 11 podcast and remember some voices from the past.Thank you to our listeners, patrons, and guests. Support the show

    2022 Audio Rule Book Rule 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 9:17

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    Conversation 114: Fair Catch Deep Dive w/Matt Mills

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 102:16

    Arguably our most popular guest is back to do a deep dive into Fair Catch rules.  Big 12 FJ Matt Mills returns to break down the rules surrounding fair catches during free and scrimmage kicks.  Check out this conversation for a better understanding of fair catches.Mentioned on the ShowRef RepsGetItRight of the WeekIt's not the will to win that matter – everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters.” Paul Bear BryantFight Song - Air ForceSupport the show

    Conversation 113: Big 10 Back Judge Robert Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2022 61:11

    Longtime Big 10 Back Judge, Robert Smith, joins us for an amazing conversation focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  Robert shares how a young man from Dallas, TX chose to play football at the University of Iowa.  He also talks about how that experience set the foundation for his work in the DEI space.Fight Song - IowaSupport the show

    2022 Audio Rule Book Rule 3 Sec. 3-5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 30:14

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    2022 Audio Rule Book Rule 3 Sec. 1-2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 17:38

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    Conversation 112: 2022 New Rules w/Steve Strimling

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 75:16

    Pac-12 Referee Steve Strimling joins us to review the 2022 New Rules and Editorial changes.  Steve provides interesting insights into the changes and gives a preview into some potential mechanics changes.Mentioned on the show:Greg Evers' BlogKara Lawson's SpeechFight Song - USCSupport the show

    2022 Audio Rule Book Rule 2 Sec. 20-32

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 23:27

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    2022 Audio Rule Book Rule 2 Sec. 9-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 18:01

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    2022 Audio Rule Book Rule 2 Sec. 1-8

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 14:09

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    Conversation 111: 2022 Blocking Below the Waist Rule Changes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 49:36

    The 2022 rule changes have made blocking below the waist easier to understand and officiate.  We discuss these changes and share some of our thoughts.Quote of the WeekDon't try to get everyone to like you.  You don't even like everybody. - AnonymousFight Song - Old wabashSupport the show

    Conversation 110: 10 Second Run-Off

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 64:55

    in the 110th conversation, Tyler and Dwayne revisit 10-second run off rules.  They cover fouls, injury, helmets and replay rules regarding 10 second runoff.Fight Song - Florida StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 109: Post Scrimmage Kick Enforcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 52:57

    In the first rules discussion of Season 5, Tyler and Dwayne cover Post Scrimmage Kick enforcement.   They discuss key concepts and provide play scenarios to help illustrate this often confusing set of rules.Quote of the WeekCriticism is a part of life. If you're not being criticized, you're probably not doing something of importance - Bobby WagnerFight Song - Kansas Support the show (

    Conversation 108: Replay Process with John, Tom, Matt

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 64:33

    Big Ten crewmates,  John O'Neill (Referee),  Tom Kissinger (Replay Official) and Matt Aloisio (Communicator) have been working together for 6+ seasons.   They join us today to give us a glimpse into the replay process and the communication that takes place.Quote of the WeekWorrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength - Corrie Ten BoomFight Song - PittSupport the show (

    Conversation 107: Let's talk about camps

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 57:36

    It's camp season! Tyler and Dwayne discuss football camps.  They share their thoughts on how to choose and prepare for camps and how to best take advantage of the opportunity while attending.Quote of the Week“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou HoltzFight Song  KansasSupport the show (

    Conversation 106: Eddie Kelley - SWAC Coordinator of Officials

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 61:05

    SWAC coordinator of officials, Eddie Kelley joins us for this conversation.   He talks to us about the SWAC and its officiating program, including how he identifies officials for his staff.   Mr Kelley also discusses the A-Team Football Officials camp.Quote of the WeekSuccess doesn't come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently - Marie ForleoMentioned on the Show Song - FloridaSupport the show (

    Conversation 105: Pac-12 SJ Jeff Dahle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 88:52

    Pac-12 Side Judge Jeff Dahle joins us for this conversation. He shares some great tips for communicating with coaches. Jeff is a pilot and flight instructor and he provides some parallels between officiating and flying a plane. Additionally Jeff talks about video evaluations from the perspective of a grader.Mentioned on the showBehind the Flag (HS football training)Quote of the WeekMost of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important - Stephen CoveyFight Song - IowaSupport the show (

    E104 2021 Season Re-Cap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 59:50

    Fight Song - Who else but the 2022 National Champions - University of Georgia  Support the show (

    Conversation 103: Big 12 Referee Tuta Salaam

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 72:16

    Big 12 Referee Tuta Salaam joins us in this final conversation of Season 4.  He shares some great stories about his journey to the Big 12, including some mistakes along the way.   Tuta's passion for college football officiating is apparent.Quote of the Week“You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.” – Barbara ShurFight Song's - Tennessee and LSUSupport the show (

    Conversation 102: 2021 CFO Test Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 54:42

    Tyler and Dwayne review questions that we got incorrect from the 2021 CFO National Test.    We share our thought process and discuss why we got the questions wrong.Quote of the Week"If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining" -UnknownFight Song - Notre DameSupport the show (

    Conversation 101: The Kellers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 54:29

    Brothers Dale & Ben Keller are D1 line of scrimmage officials, working in the Pac-12 and BigSky respectively. In this conversation, they join us to discuss the family's “other” business. We talk about how they both got started in officiating by helping their step-father, long time HS crew chief Carl Gertz, during games. We also get into their preparation and of course we get into some line of scrimmage discussion.Quote of the Week(Sent from listener)"The purpose of life is to find your gift.  The meaning of life is to give it away."  Tom Dalonzo-Baker, MPT  (another fellow Physical Therapist) Fight Song - MichiganSupport the show (

    Conversation 100: The Takeover

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2021 60:14

    In this milestone episode, Tyree Walton (Big 12) and Jeff Hutcheon (Pac-12) takeover the podcast and turn the tables on Tyler and Dwayne.   The hosts become the guests.  Listen in as we look back on the first 99 episodes, take the Rule 11 challenge and share some anecdotes.Fight Song - AuburnSupport the show (

    Conversation 99: Bring on the Extra Periods

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2021 90:06

    Guess who's back?  Big XII Field Judge Matt Mills joins us again to break down rules pertaining to Extra periods.    Quote of the Week"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Nelson MandelaFight Song - Northern ArizonaSupport the show (

    Conversation 98: Inclusion in Officiating with Cyd Zeigler

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2021 65:10

    Officials come from all walks of life.  It is important that we respect everyone within our ranks.  Today we discuss inclusion with our guest, friend and fellow football official Cyd Zeigler.  Listen to Cyd's positive experiences within the officiating community; further evidence that we're all in this together.Cyd is co-founder of He has contributed to the Huffington Post, Out magazine, Playboy and The Advocate and appeared on CNN, ESPN and in Sports Illustrated and the New York Times.Quote of the WeekSuccess is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. ~ Pele, Brazilian soccer playerFight Song - Auburn Support the show (

    Conversation 97: The Rule 11 Challenge

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2021 62:57

    Four contestants join us to take the Rule 11 Challenge.   Each contestant will work through a play scenario and attempt to come up with the correct results.  Its a great opportunity for all of us to review some confusing rules.  Thank you to our four contestants, Guilherme, Tremain, Kevin and Taylor, for being good sports.Quote of the Week- Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - AristotlePlay Scenarios from the show1.  A 4/9 @ 50, A9 punts, the kick bounces at the B-20 and hits A1 in the back of the leg at the B-16. B1 recovers the kick at the B-10 and runs to the B-30 where he fumbles. A2 scoops and scores following B1’s fumble.  Scenario A. B3 holds during the kick at the B-35 Scenario B. B3 blocks in the back at the B-24 during B1’s runScenario C. B3 holds during A2’s run at the B-202. A 4/8 @ 50, A6 punts, B1 signals for a fair catch at the B-15. B1 let’s the ball go over his head. As the ball is over B’s GL A1 bats the ball back into the field of play. B2 then picks up the ball at the B-4 and returns the ball to the B-16 where he is tackled. Scenario A. B1 blocks A2 @ the B-18 during the kickScenario B. A1 went OOB during the kick play to avoid B23. A 2/8 B-34. A7's pass is intercepted at the B-3 by B20. His original momentum carries him into his EZ. A80 tackles B20 in the EZ by grabbing and twisting his face mask. B20 stands up and spins the ball on the ground next to A80. Scenario B:  A80 grabs and twists B20's facemask causing him to fumble the ball into the field of play.  A55 recovers at the B-4 4. A Try B-3. A9 throws a pass that is intercepted in the end zone by B0.  B0 is about to be tackled in the endzone when he pitches the ball to B22 who is standing at the B-1.  B22 runs the ball across A's goal line. During the return, B55 blocks A66 below the waist at the 50 yard line.Scenario B: B55 commits an illegal blindside block against A66 at the 50 yd and then stands over him pounding his chest.  All of this action occurs with the ball carrier at the A-20.Fight Songs - Michigan, Illinois, Penn State, Ohio StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 96: Touching of the football

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 63:47

    There are various rules regarding touching of the football by a player.  Kick or pass, intentional or unintentional...and more.  It is crucial to understand the consequences of touching the football in these various situations.  Tyler and Dwayne review these rules in this conversation.Quote of the WeekSuccess consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.- Winston ChurchillFight Song - IdahoSupport the show (

    Conversation 95: Big XII Side Judge Corey Luxner

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2021 65:21

    Big XII Side Judge Corey Luxner is our guest.  In this conversation, Corey shares with us one of the most difficult periods in his long career.  More importantly, he talks about how he overcame that adversity.   Tallie Luxner (Corey's wife) makes a cameo and shares a few thoughts from a spouse's perspective.   Corey also shares his unique pregame routines as well as how he continuously strives to be a good crewmate and make his referee look good.Quote of the WeekBecoming is better than being - Carole DweckFight Song - University of ColoradoSupport the show (

    Conversation 94: Player Focus Series - The Passer

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2021 72:19

    ACC Referee Stuart Mullins has returned to the podcast to help us with our next player in the Player Focus Series: The Passer.  As before we take a deep dive into this crucial position.  Stuart guides us through the definition of a passer, things the passer can and can't do, as well as fouls against the passer.   As a referee he provides a unique perspective and contrasts his point of view with other referees around the country.Quote of the Week“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”— T.S. EliotRule11 Challenge QuestionA 4/10 @ A-45, A9’s punt bounces at the B-15 and B1 muffs it there. The kick continues downfield, B1 recovers the kick at the B-4 and his momentum takes him into the EZ. The ball is punched out of B1’s possession by A1 and the ball goes into the field of play and OOB at the B-6. During the kick a B player is flagged for holding at the 50. Fight Song - Colorado StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 93: Big XII Umpire Michael Cooper

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2021 69:09

    In this conversation, we talk to recently retired Big XII Umpire Michael Cooper.  Michael shares wisdom from a long and successful officiating career, starting in 1994.  His career includes many bowl games as well as a national championship.Fight Song - NC StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 92: Player Focus Series - The Kicker

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2021 61:18

    Tyler and Dwayne continue the Player Focus Series. This time we shine the spotlight on all things pertaining to the Kicker. We discuss what makes a player the kicker, when they become the kicker and when that designation terminates. We explain why you need to know when the kicker's designation end and the applicable rules. Join us for a deep dive into this specialized position. We also welcome another contestant for the Rule 11 challenge.Quote of the WeekAll of us want to be part of something bigger than ourselves, something that matters. - Daniel PinkFightFight Song - USCSupport the show (

    Conversation 91: PAC-12 Referee Michael Mothershed

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2021 68:13

    In this conversation, we talk to Pac-12 Referee Michael Mothershed. He provides some great insights into his long career, including how key people have helped him at various stages. We discuss his experience in the 2016 BCS National Championship Game as well as his role on the 2017 Rules Committee. Michael shares his transition from deep side to crew chief and what crew cohesiveness means to him.Quote of the WeekThree bricklayers are asked: “What are you doing?” The first says, “I am laying bricks.” The second says, “I am building a church.” And the third says, “I am building the house of God.” The first bricklayer has a job. The second has a career. The third has a calling.”― Angela Duckworth, Grit: The Power of Passion and PerseveranceFight Song - San Diego Support the show (

    Conversation 90: Player Focus - The Snapper

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2021 50:41

    Tyler and Dwayne tackle their first rules discussion of Season 4; starting a series called Player Focus. In this conversation, we talk about rules regarding The Snapper. We define what makes a player the snapper and what they can and can't do. Additionally discuss why its important to not only define who the snapper is, but when a player becomes the snapper. Quote of the Week“Never let the things you want make you forget the things that you have” -UnknownMentioned on the ShowPlay Scenario A 3/10 B-32. A1 throws a pass that is intercepted in the back of the end zone by B22. As B22 is running around the trying to escape, B55 is flagged for holding at the B-14. B22 takes a knee in the endzone. B 1/10 B-7 SNAP PC :25 The result of the play is a TB. The intercepting team fouls after the change of Team possession. The basic spot is the succeeding spot (B-20). The Team in possession fouls behind the basic spot so we will enforce from the spot of the foul half the distance. [8.6.1, 9.3.3.b, 10.2.2.d.2.a]Conversation 38: Basic Spot Focus - 10.2.2.d.2 and 8.5.1 exception 56: Practice Tips and Numbering Exceptions Song - Wisconsin Support the show (

    Conversation 89: Pure Officiating

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2021 70:53

    Pure Officiating ( has quickly become one of the top training resources for college football officials. Big XII Referees Brandon Cruse and Tuta Salaam, Big XII Back Judge Daniel Young and Big XII Side Judge Corey Luxner are the architects. We introduce Tuta and Corey as first time guests.All four guys discuss how Pure Officiating came about from their love of football officiating. Quote of the Week"In every day there are 1440 minutes, therefore we have 1440 opportunities to make a positive impact"Fight Song - HawaiiSupport the show (

    Conversation 88: Season 4 Kickoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2021 60:38

    Tyler and Dwayne kickoff Season 4 of the Rule 11 Podcast. We take a look at the upcoming spring season and discuss some of its potential benefits. We reflect on some of the positive things we observed in a challenging 2020. Quote of the Week “Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination than reality” - Seneca, Roman philosopherFight Song - Portland StateSupport the show (

    ESPN's Ryan McGee - Sidelines and Bloodlines

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2020 48:45

    ESPN's Ryan McGee joins us to discuss his latest book: "Sidelines and Bloodlines, A Father, His Sons and Our Life in College Football". Ryan's father is longtime ACC official Dr. Jerry McGee. Ryan joins us to discuss the book and shares a few stories.Quote of the WeekYou don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great - Zig ZiglarMentioned on the ShowSidelines and Bloodlines BookFight Song - South CarolinaSupport the show (

    Conversation 86: Steve Shaw

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2020 105:42

    In our final conversation of Season 3, CFO National Coordinators of Officials and NCAA Football Secretary-Rules Editor, Steve Shaw, joins us. We cover a the following topics and more.Career overviewDuties of Secretary-Rules Editor and National Coordinator of OfficialsOverview of CFO and CCA2020 challenges New rules process 3 conflicting play scenariosQuote of the WeekThe greatest of all weakness is the fear of appearing weak - J.B. BossuetFight Song - Old WabashSupport the show (

    Conversation 85: Rich Kollen - SCCFOA

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2020 59:38

    The California Community College athletic program is unlike anything else in the country. Rich Kollen, SCCFOA Director of Football Operations joins us to talk about this large organization and how they have been so successful producing quality officials. Listen in and learn about this unique program.Quote of the WeekIf you have courage to begin, you have courage to succeed - David ViscoffMentioned on the ShowSCCFOAThe UnOfficial Lounge PodcastFight Song - UC DavisSupport the show (

    Conversation 84: Frank Kristensen: IFAF

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2020 58:25

    Did you know that American Football is played all over the world? IFAF Europe Coordinator of Officials Frank Kristensen talks to us about the organization that governs international play, International Federation of American Football and how American football is officiated and played around the world.Quote of the Week “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” - Henry David Thoreau Mentioned on the ShowFrank Kristensen's YouTube ChannelFight Song - Minnesota Support the show (

    Conversation 83: ACC Referee Stuart Mullins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2020 78:57

    ACC Referee Stuart Mullins joins us for our 83rd conversation. He talks to us about various clock issues that we may encounter during the course of a game. Stuart discusses how to prevent clock issues from occurring. He provides some thoughts on how to correct them when they happen. We also touch on the importance of mentorship and giving back.Quote of the WeekEverything gets harder if you start going on and on about how hard it is - Steven CoveyMentioned on the ShowClock Issues VideoFight Song - Mississippi StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 82: Umpire in the Backfield Mechanics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2020 68:57

    Beginning this year, the CFO is allowing a 7-person mechanics experiment, with the umpire in the offensive backfield. On today's episode, we have 3 officials from the BigSky conference who have worked these mechanics the past two years. Referee Kelly Holman, Umpire John Schindler and Back Judge Chris Storey join us to give us their thoughts on working this mechanic Quote of the Week“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Oscar Wilde Fight Song - DukeSupport the show (

    Conversation 081 - 2020 Editorial Changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2020 50:21

    Tyler and Dwayne go through the list of 2020 Editorial Changes, We review each editorial change and offer explanations and examples to hopefully clarify these new set of changes.Quote of the WeekAny man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. —Albert EinsteinFight Song - "Old Wabash"Support the show (

    Conversation 80: Officiating Mindset

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2020 87:46

    In this conversation we are discussing how our mindset can play a big role in officiating (and in our lives). Big XII officials, Daniel Young [BJ] and Brandon Cruse [R], are our guests. They describe the two mindsets and provide examples of how they manifest themselves in football officiating. Quote of the WeekWhy waste time proving over and over how great you are, when you could be getting better Carol S Dweck Mentioned on the ShowMindset: The New Psychology of Success Carol S. DweckMindset Presentation (Daniel Young)Rob Richeson GoFundMe PageFight Song - PurdueSupport the show (

    Conversation 79: Related Run, Last Run, and Penalty Enforcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2020 48:17

    In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne discuss running play segments; the related run and the last run in particular. We cover how to determine the basic spot, based on when the foul occurred. Additionally we cover the special case when we enforce the penalty from the end of the last run.Fight Song - Notre DameQuote of the WeekI don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains. -Anne FrankMentioned on the ShowChecklist for End of Last Run EnforcementWas there a Team B Personal Foul? Did the foul occur during a completed legal forward pass play? Did the play end beyond the neutral zone? No change of team possession during the down? If all of the above are true, we will enforce from the end of the last run If not we'll revert back to basic spot enforcement on a pass play. Support the show (

    Conversation 78: Pac-12 Referee Chris Coyte

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2020 71:07

    If we have learned anything in 2020, it is that there are so many things that are out of our control. Pac-12 and 2020 National Championship, Referee Chris Coyte joins us to discuss a list of officiating items that we have complete control over; on and off the field. Quote of the WeekThere can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return. - Nelson MandelaFight Song - TennesseeSupport the show (

    Conversation 77: Field Goal Rules w/ Matt Mills

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2020 80:43

    Big XII Field Judge Matt Mills (Mr. 10.2.5.a), makes his 3rd appearance on the podcast. This time he is breaking down rules pertaining to field goals. Matt does a great job simplifying these often misunderstood rules into easy to follow steps.Quote of the WeekIt is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. - Dietrich BonhofferMentioned on the ShowPresentation10 second runoff play situationsFight Song - Air ForceSupport the show (

    Conversation 76: Leadership Flaws w/ Jeff Flanagan

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2020 78:30

    Effective leadership is important in order for a crew to learn, grow and function as a cohesive unit. ACC Referee Jeff Flanagan makes his second appearance on the podcast to discuss 12 Leadership Flaws that hamper the above goals. Listen in and determine if there are some areas in which you can improve upon as a leader.Quote of the WeekI know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me. Failure always made me try harder the next time. -- Michael JordanMentioned on the ShowLeadership Flaws PresentationFight Song - Florida StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 75: Onside kicks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2020 67:22

    In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne discuss Onside Kicks and why they are so difficult to officiate. We cover the many rules and mechanics involved during this often critical part of the game.Quote of the WeekYour task is not to foresee the future, but to enable it.Fight Song - Boise StateSupport the show (

    Conversation 74: New Rules w/ Steve Strimling

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2020 63:25

    Steve Strimling makes his annual appearance on the podcast to discuss the new rules for 2020. This is a rule change year and there have been a number of changes to help us better officiate the game. Steve provides insight into why some rules were changed and examples to further clarify others. Quote of the WeekYou may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results. - GhandiFight Song - MinnesotaSupport the show (

    Conversation 73: Rules Talk - Targeting

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2020 56:37

    In this general overview of the targeting rules, we discuss the similarities and differences between the two types of targeting. We also break down types defenseless players and fouls that are coupled with targeting.Quote of the Week"The great danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." –MichelangeloFight Song - IowaSupport the show (

    Conversation 72 - Pac-12 Head Line Judge Darryl Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2020 60:21

    Darryl Johnson (DJ) is a Head Line Judge in the Pac-12 conference. He has had the honor of working two National championships. DJ joins us today to discuss his career as well as to break down some line of scrimmage philosophies. Note: Please excuse some of the technical difficulties we encountered on this one. The content is great but the sound quality is not up to our normal standards.Quote of the Week“Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.” Eric ThomasMentioned on the ShowBook: Adopted - A Decision To LoveFight Song - Notre DameSupport the show (

    Conversation 71: Francisco Villar Pac-12 Referee

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2020 53:43

    Longtime Umpire and newly appointed Pac-12 Referee, Francisco (Frank) Villar is our guest for this week's conversation. Frank has had the honor of working two National Championships, including the most recent one in January. We discuss a number of topics with him, including his passion for giving back to younger officials.Quote of the WeekThe way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain - Dolly PartonFight Song - MichiganSupport the show (

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