WELCOME FELLOW OFFICIALS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Congratulations to incumbents Jesse Martello, Rod Martello, and Wendell Powell on being voted back on to the board by their peers. Joining the board for their first terms will also be Malcolm Bennett and Bruce Sellars. Get ready to work!
"The key to officiating is learning to focus completely for 8 seconds at a time, 160 times in a row."
- Mason "Red" Cashion, NFL official, 1972-1996
"It's a very complicated game. You don't just show up and put your uniform on.
- Mike Defee, Big XII Referee, 2006 - present
RULE OF THE WEEK
ILLEGAL KICKING AND BATTING
SECTION 7, ARTICLE 2
No player shall bat a loose ball other than a pass or a fumble in flight, or a low scrimmage kick in flight which he is attempting to block in or behind the expanded neutral zone.
Exception: A K player may bat toward his own goal line a grounded scrimmage kick which is beyond the neutral zone and may also bat toward his own goal line a scrimmage kick in flight beyond the neutral zone, if no R player is in position to catch the ball.