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Bobref

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  1. I have always said that the best football player I ever saw was Jim Brown, with Walter Payton a close second. But if Brady somehow wins two more games, that is going to change.
  2. It's a teaching moment. That's all. That's what the Officiating Forum is for.
  3. This is a point well worth noting. The philosophy JR explained has been in effect at the collegiate level for a while, and is thankfully beginning to trickle down to the high school ranks. If the man in motion beats the snap by turning abruptly upfield early, that “simulates the start of the play” and is properly called a false start, not a live ball foul for illegal motion. It’s always better to shut the play down, if there’s a reason.
  4. REGION FOOTBALL NEWS: The Region Sports Network has learned that Lake Central will be naming Calumet coach Rick Good as the school's new varsity football coach at a school board meeting this evening. Good coached Calumet for four seasons, compiling a 23-14 record and a sectional championship in 2020, the first in program history. His .621 winning percentage is the best for a coach in the history of Calumet football and he guided the Warriors to three straight winning seasons, only the second time that has ever been done in the program. He is the only coach to have a winning record during
  5. Carl Cheffers is our referee for the Super Bowl. But the big news is Sarah Thomas becomes the first female official assigned to a Super Bowl. With the current shortage of football officials in Indiana, there are real opportunities for younger officials — including women officials, to move up fast. As you can see by the article, the sky’s the limit. If you know a young woman who loves football, let her know these opportunities exist. http://www.footballzebras.com/2021/01/carl-cheffers-is-the-referee-for-super-bowl-lv-sarah-thomas-becomes-the-first-woman-to-officiate-a-super-bowl/
  6. Carl Cheffers is our referee for the Super Bowl. But the big news is Sarah Thomas becomes the first female official assigned to a Super Bowl. With the current shortage of football officials in Indiana, there are real opportunities for younger officials — including women officials, to move up fast. As you can see by the article, the sky’s the limit. If you know a young woman who loves football, let her know these opportunities exist. http://www.footballzebras.com/2021/01/carl-cheffers-is-the-referee-for-super-bowl-lv-sarah-thomas-becomes-the-first-woman-to-officiate-a-super-bowl/
  7. And therein lies your disconnect: you don’t realize that these are two distinct concepts. It was not my intention to turn this into a mini-clinic. But it is the Officiating Forum, after all. So, why not? Your approach is flawed because it treats the black and white letter of the rule like it was chiseled onto stone tablets and brought down from the mountain top. Rather, the rules are guidelines that attempt to strike a competitive balance and enhance player safety when interpreted and implemented in accordance with the purpose and intent behind the rule. The concepts are distinct bec
  8. I think we might be disagreeing because we’re answering two different questions. Your question is “did the receiver turn upfield to any extent before the snap?” The question I’m answering is “should that wing official have thrown the flag for illegal motion at the snap?” We might both be right.
  9. I will gladly testify in support of your insanity defense. 🤣
  10. Some free advice, so take it for what it’s worth: Don’t be “that guy.” The last thing you want is a reputation as a “rulebook official.”
  11. Judge a man, like a QB, on his body of work.
  12. Correct. It’s not a foul.
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