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Old Thu Dec 01, 2005, 03:39pm
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According to the Fed Officials manual, wind then kill. According to the CCA manual for NCAA officials, kill only. There was much discussion this year about this among college officials. The change was made this past offseason that wind then kill was to be no longer used.

I can see the benefit in both ways. It does eat up time, 1-2 seconds, sometimes more. But more time could be wasted if the coach doesn't realize that the clock will start with the ready after a first down. He sees only the stop the clock and from across the field, he may not have the best view whether he was inbounds or not.

Would it then be our job to tell him it starts on the ready? Or is that the jobs of the coaches in the box? Difficult either way.
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