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Forum: Football Fri Oct 07, 2011, 03:51pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By Kirby
And what difference does 10 years experience vs....

And what difference does 10 years experience vs. 5 years experience matter in this situation? I would rather work with a lot of "single-digit" year experience guys than some of my fellow...
Forum: Football Fri Oct 23, 2009, 11:44am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Kirby
In NCAA games, if the R says, "the call is...

In NCAA games, if the R says, "the call is confirmed" that means video evidence was conclusive that the call on the field was correct.

If the R says, "the call stands" that means there was no...
Forum: Football Tue Sep 29, 2009, 05:02pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By Kirby
Be careful here. "Me too" or "Copycat" flags do...

Be careful here. "Me too" or "Copycat" flags do not look good and are usually transparent and can make the crew look bad. That is, if the first official was wrong, now we are both wrong because of...
Forum: Football Tue Dec 02, 2008, 10:33am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,291
Posted By Kirby
I only wish we had teams with trained ball boys...

I only wish we had teams with trained ball boys and would bring more than 1 game ball. If we only have one ball boy then we will bring the balls in from one side similar to what this crew mandated....
Forum: Football Fri Oct 31, 2008, 10:08am
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By Kirby
Sloth, I am surprised there is this much...

Sloth,

I am surprised there is this much disagreement with you on this situation. I've just read through all the posts and agree 100% with how you would handle the situation. Thanks.
Forum: Football Fri Aug 08, 2008, 10:15am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By Kirby
Rom Gilbert has an interpretation for NCAA in...

Rom Gilbert has an interpretation for NCAA in Pre-Season Quiz #10 on this same play. He rules touchback as forced touching only applies during kicks.

Here is Rom's ruling:

Initial impetus is...
Forum: Football Sat Jan 19, 2008, 04:00pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,857
Posted By Kirby
The crew was in the top 8. The other three crew...

The crew was in the top 8. The other three crew members worked the Jax/Pit playoff game.
Forum: Football Thu Jan 10, 2008, 06:11pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kirby
We switched from white to blue the season after 2...

We switched from white to blue the season after 2 or 3 in our crew lost our white bean bags in a snow game (field was completely snow covered). Probably a knee-jerk reaction, but we all prefer the...
Forum: Football Wed Nov 21, 2007, 06:00pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By Kirby
With all due respect, why would you wear your...

With all due respect, why would you wear your regular uniform socks up to your knees with shorts?
Forum: Football Mon Nov 12, 2007, 10:53am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,797
Posted By Kirby
I agree with all the comments regarding the false...

I agree with all the comments regarding the false start call. Carl Madsen (U) threw the flag and had it the whole way. The player who 'shifted' was a little to exaggerated with his upper body...
Forum: Football Sun Nov 11, 2007, 08:52pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By Kirby
Yes, that is an NFHS rule. The only fouls by B...

Yes, that is an NFHS rule. The only fouls by B that will result in an AUTO 1st down are Roughing the Passer, Roughing the Snapper, Roughing the Kicker or Holder and DPI.
Forum: Football Fri Nov 09, 2007, 05:30pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,040
Posted By Kirby
TXMike, That would not be a FED ruling...

TXMike,

That would not be a FED ruling either.
Forum: Football Fri Nov 09, 2007, 10:45am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,040
Posted By Kirby
Not if the player goes out of bounds on his own...

Not if the player goes out of bounds on his own with no contact from a defensive player.
Forum: Football Tue Nov 06, 2007, 10:31am
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Kirby
Jeff Fischer protests every call that goes...

Jeff Fischer protests every call that goes against his team during heat of battle. I'm sure after he reviewed the play he saw why it was called.
Forum: Football Sun Nov 04, 2007, 09:47pm
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Kirby
The penalty is enforced from the previous spot...

The penalty is enforced from the previous spot since the foul was considered to happen during a loose ball play.
Forum: Football Fri Oct 26, 2007, 05:49pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kirby
Don't do it. Think it looks silly. That said,...

Don't do it. Think it looks silly. That said, some R's I respect who are good officials believe it should be done and do it almost every time when the clock should start with the snap.
Forum: Football Tue Oct 16, 2007, 09:56am
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Kirby
I don't disagree with your bean bag mechanic, but...

I don't disagree with your bean bag mechanic, but I prefer to flag and then waive off after a conference in your scenario. If we have an apparent OPI or inelibigible downfield on a pass play, I also...
Forum: Football Tue Oct 16, 2007, 09:44am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kirby
Rich, that is really awesome. I am a...

Rich, that is really awesome.

I am a relatively young crew chief who took over for an official with 25+ years experience, and as I get a few more years of experience under my belt, I'd like to...
Forum: Football Mon Oct 15, 2007, 01:29pm
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Kirby
I agree that there may have been a little too...

I agree that there may have been a little too much ball watching going on here from the U position, but from a philosophy standpoint on a possible illegal forward pass beyond the neutral zone, I...
Forum: Football Sun Oct 14, 2007, 04:15pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,021
Posted By Kirby
I try to announce just as if I was mic'd up. ...

I try to announce just as if I was mic'd up. Matter of fact, I commute to work 45 minutes each day, so I continually go over scenarios and how I would announce them in my head just to keep myself...
Forum: Football Thu Oct 11, 2007, 11:25pm
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Kirby
Had a JV game, so I didn't see the play. But, I...

Had a JV game, so I didn't see the play. But, I am hearing that they did not rule forced touching and that K ended up in possession of the ball after R touched/muffed it and therefore PSK...
Forum: Football Thu Oct 11, 2007, 09:38am
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Kirby
FeetBallRef, Do you have it backwards? I...

FeetBallRef,

Do you have it backwards? I have that B60 jumped into the NZ and A60 committed the PF.

Therefore, enforce the DB fouls in the order they occurred and award a new series if after...
Forum: Football Tue Oct 09, 2007, 12:12pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kirby
Given your wings use the arm back mechanic for a...

Given your wings use the arm back mechanic for a pass completed behind the LOS, what mechanic do they use for a backward pass?
Forum: Football Thu Oct 04, 2007, 10:24pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By Kirby
I will answer your question as it relates to NFHS...

I will answer your question as it relates to NFHS rules, which all high schools use except 2 states in the USA (Texas and Massachusetts).

To have a legal offensive formation, you must have 7...
Forum: Football Mon Oct 01, 2007, 03:54pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Kirby
I've heard of philosophies from other officials...

I've heard of philosophies from other officials that say try to make this a dead ball foul so that the TD will stand. That said, if the block occurs obviously while the ball is still live I will...
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