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  1. Banning tackle football is without a doubt an overreach of the government. I think it is a major overreaction as well. However it would be foolish to deny that there are problems with youth football. Indiana passed SEA222 for a reason. Now that it has been in effect for several years, I would be curious to see any information on its impact and effectiveness.
  2. Evans Brothers Leave Central

    With all due respect, I think avoiding East Central was about 9,745th on their list of reasons to transfer.
  3. Evans Brothers Leave Central

    At least they didn’t have to go all the way to Lithuania to find a league to play in. Big 8 track meet could be an eye opener for their competition.
  4. Rules Ideas

    How many NFL games are played on a field with a track surrounding it? That doesn't negate your point, but it's not an apples to apples comparison. The Steelers and Cowboys don't have to worry about Joe Schmoe AD who just spent a lot of money resurfacing their track and doesn't want a bench or Gatorade table sitting on it. It's also rare that the sideline is evenly split home/visitor on most fields that I have seen as well. I think those two are the main reasons why you would get pushback from trying to keep coaches completely out of the box.
  5. Sorry - my sarcasm doesn't translate to message boards! LOL Here's another example of coaches crossing the line with his bro's.
  6. Tells me all I need to know about your opinion. Thanks for playing. I get sick of the bro culture myself. This picture is clearly crossing the line.
  7. 40-Second Play Clock

    I agree with this. Games have actually become shorter around here, probably because of the predominantly spread offenses. Incomplete passes were a killer in the 25 second clock days. Currently even a 45 yard incomplete fade ends up with the next snap getting off less than 40 seconds later. That never happened under 25 second rules. Running plays and first downs don't seem to be that different. And it's definitely more consistent. I would even like to see the 40 second clock after a TD, perhaps starting when the ball is spotted... but that is just me.
  8. @Coach Nowlin you forgot to highlight which openings were a result of The Success Factor.
  9. I was gonna go with ‘fame and glory’ but I want to change my answer to this.
  10. 40-Second Play Clock

    I think we're saying the same thing in a different way. In a one score game, I will take KNOWING that you have to kill 6-7 seconds when there are 48 seconds left. That means an immediate kneel down will result in one more snap - which both teams are aware. Otherwise with a 25 second, you have the losing team screaming "Blow it in!" and a winning team screaming "Don't set the ball!" Then again as officials, maybe fans and coaches screaming is something you're used to. LOL
  11. 40-Second Play Clock

    As an official which would you rather have - the blow out game scenario you mention or - Team B uses its last time out, trailing by 4 points. Team A has the ball on 3rd and 10, and the game clock has anywhere between 35 - 45 seconds. Team A is going to take a knee on 3rd down. This is why I think the 40 clock results in much safer and consistent end game scenarios. Yes, it takes the clock out of the official's hands. But it also takes the uncertainty of a defensive player trying to jump the snap or a QB who says he is taking a knee, then backs up and waits 2-3 seconds before actually doing it. I hate seeing a close game marred by some kind of Schiano-like move at the end.
  12. NFHS Rules Questionnaire

    Thanks for the clarification @BisonUmpire. Maybe I just heard it coached that way to Remove any doubt. At least it’s not like when I played. I was once flagged for intentional grounding on 1st and goal inside the 10 before the NFHS rule allowed spikes. Now that was a tough penalty!!
  13. NFHS Rules Questionnaire

    Part 2 - #2. I'm amazed at the number of fans (and probably HS QB's as well) who don't understand the difference between the NCAA/NFL rules and NFHS. If I've heard someone in the stands yell "He was out of the tackle box!!!" once, I've heard it 1,000 times. #6 - I don't see that as being a problem. If I'm not mistaken, isn't the spike attempt required to bring the ball above the waist before spiking downward? It seems like that is rarely enforced, probably because of the uproar it would cause. But I've seen plenty of HS and college QB's spike attempts look more like dribbling a basketball.
  14. 40-Second Play Clock

    Like Coach Nowlin said - many of the Evansville schools played in Kentucky week 2. It was noticeably different in a bad way. Close games, blowouts, high scoring, low scoring, you name it. The game is more consistent, has a better flow, and it makes figuring out end of game scenarios much safer and easier to figure out (unless your Southridge... lol). I would HATE for Indiana to go away from a 40 second clock. We may not be able to figure out a playoff system, but at least we can get the game clock management right.
  15. Peebles to Cathedral

    To quote Inigo Montoya - I don't think that word means what you think it means. And your verb tense - 'escorted' implies a whole heck of a lot more than the adjective rightfully.