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Forum: Football Mon Dec 23, 2019, 03:54pm
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Tom.OH
Years ago (15 maybe) in a JV game a first year...

Years ago (15 maybe) in a JV game a first year official asked if the coach wanted to kick. The coach called me over I explained the rule and told him it was the first time I had ever heard it asked....
Forum: Football Tue Dec 17, 2019, 07:33am
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Tom.OH
Jerry Jones probably called the league office to...

Jerry Jones probably called the league office to complain...
Forum: Football Sun Dec 01, 2019, 08:09pm
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Tom.OH
Have to agree that they liked the "foul weather"...

Have to agree that they liked the "foul weather" black pants. I remember one game they used the black pants and the game was in a dome...
Forum: Football Fri Sep 27, 2019, 03:50pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By Tom.OH
Ohio starts 1st & 10 at the 20

Ohio starts 1st & 10 at the 20
Forum: Football Tue Aug 20, 2019, 10:55am
Replies: 88
Views: 2,766
Posted By Tom.OH
But they've been doing it for 30 years...

But they've been doing it for 30 years...
Forum: Football Sun Aug 05, 2018, 09:52pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By Tom.OH
Had it in an 8th grade game, several years ago,...

Had it in an 8th grade game, several years ago, runner made a real nice hurdle between sideline and numbers. Crowd loved it, coaches loved it. Then they saw 3 flags ( R , U and LJ) . Coach really...
Forum: General / Off-Topic Tue Jul 24, 2018, 06:31am
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Tom.OH
In Ohio there are 3300 football officials, I...

In Ohio there are 3300 football officials, I don't see how you would set up a numbering system. I guess by local associations but some have over 100 members, would you want 3 digits on your back?...
Forum: Football Mon Oct 16, 2017, 09:25am
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By Tom.OH
We also "measure" for A's HC on 4th...

We also "measure" for A's HC on 4th down...
Forum: Football Fri Sep 22, 2017, 06:20pm
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By Tom.OH
Not done in Ohio

Not done in Ohio
Forum: Football Mon Nov 07, 2016, 11:32am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Tom.OH
bigjohn doesn't want to hear that...:D

bigjohn doesn't want to hear that...:D
Forum: Football Tue Sep 20, 2016, 07:47am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tom.OH
Had one called in a JV game the other day by a...

Had one called in a JV game the other day by a new official. Trouble was the runner went forward. We waved it off and explained it to the A coach. He was not happy but finally accepted our...
Forum: Football Tue May 17, 2016, 11:17am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Tom.OH
Under OHSAA (Ohio) rules kickoffs are not used...

Under OHSAA (Ohio) rules kickoffs are not used until freshman year. Ball put into play at the A35. Kickoffs can have the potential for the highest injury rate.
Forum: Football Tue Jan 05, 2016, 07:07am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By Tom.OH
Had this in my first year in a JV game. Home team...

Had this in my first year in a JV game. Home team had punt blocked and a lineman pick it up and ran for a first down. Visiting HC asked for clarification and the WH told him why and he understood....
Forum: Football Mon Dec 14, 2015, 09:18am
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Tom.OH
MU has been a very good and classy football...

MU has been a very good and classy football program for years. Congrats on another year.
Forum: Football Thu Oct 08, 2015, 05:08pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By Tom.OH
In Ohio no one kicks off until Freshman year in...

In Ohio no one kicks off until Freshman year in high school. Teams start on their 35.
Forum: Football Mon Aug 03, 2015, 07:57am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By Tom.OH
I have never worked a game or watched a game or...

I have never worked a game or watched a game or heard about a game where the officials had to get the book. We have our rule book, case book and pages from the Gold Book in a zip lock bag usually...
Forum: Football Fri Jan 02, 2015, 12:19pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,893
Posted By Tom.OH
Official name of the school is "The Ohio State...

Official name of the school is "The Ohio State University"
GO BUCKS!
Forum: Football Tue Nov 18, 2014, 09:07pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,021
Posted By Tom.OH
I have 1 black ball (Ohio Gold Book standard)...

I have 1 black ball (Ohio Gold Book standard) tucked on my right front. Second flag in right front pocket. Blue beanbag tucked on my left front, second beanbag in my left front pocket. For sub...
Forum: Football Sun Nov 02, 2014, 11:12am
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By Tom.OH
In Ohio, the teams go inside the numbers during...

In Ohio, the teams go inside the numbers during an injury timeout, away from the injured player.
Forum: Football Fri Oct 24, 2014, 06:06pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tom.OH
IA, I am guessing you accidentally left off the...

IA, I am guessing you accidentally left off the ;);) off your post cause you can't be serious.
Forum: General / Off-Topic Sun Oct 19, 2014, 12:53pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,891
Posted By Tom.OH
My crew did a Fox Sports Ohio game last year. We...

My crew did a Fox Sports Ohio game last year. We did not change anything from a "normal" game.
One mistake we did make was not asking when the kickoff would be. We got the teams out for a 7:30 kick...
Forum: Football Tue Oct 07, 2014, 08:32pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,120
Posted By Tom.OH
One advantage the Gold Book mechanics has is when...

One advantage the Gold Book mechanics has is when a sub is used the crew does not have to say "this is how/what we do" since everyone does it the same.
Forum: Football Sun Sep 28, 2014, 12:16pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,310
Posted By Tom.OH
Since you are a "business" the IRS allows you to...

Since you are a "business" the IRS allows you to take a 56 cents per mile deduction so you write off $112 off your game fee and on paper you lost money on this game.
Forum: Football Mon Sep 22, 2014, 10:49pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By Tom.OH
Rev, I think you underestimated. You had...

Rev, I think you underestimated.
You had CLUELESS coaches. At least you will have something to laugh at this off-season!:D
Forum: Football Sun Aug 24, 2014, 06:12pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,874
Posted By Tom.OH
Like you said there is no limit. If it's raining...

Like you said there is no limit. If it's raining or muddy they may want more so the ball boy's/ girls can get them clean and dry. Even then the most our U has checked is 6 or 7. Just don't let them...
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