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1 RULES TEST: LINE JUDGE 1 True or False. The pylons on the inbounds lines (hashmarks) along the endline are three feet off the endline, and may be red, orange or yellow in color. 2 After team A s try and before the following kickoff, all 11 players of team A wish to confer with their head coach (a) on the field within a huddle, or (b) within about nine yards of the sideline near their team s bench. Legal in a or b or both? 3 2 nd and 7 for A from their 40 yard line. Back A4 goes in motion. His motion is parallel to or away from his line of scrimmage. While in motion and prior to the snap A4 chucks his hands toward the snapper or the QB. Is this legal? 4 1st & 10 from A20yd line. Runner A1 is near the sideline at the A25yd line when he is met by several team B players and driven backward and out of bounds at the A22yd line. Clock? 5 A1 runs for a TD. During his run, B2 is flagged for incidental facemask. Options? 6 1st & 10 at A20yd line. A1 runs to the A35 where B2 grasps and turns his facemask. A1 is able to option the ball backwards to A2 who then runs to the 50yd line where he is downed. Result? 7 K1's free kick is muffed by R2 at the R35. K3 attempts to recover the ball and touches it at the R30 where it goes out of bounds. Result? 8 A1 takes a direct hand to hand snap and attempts to hand off to A2 who touches the ball but drops it before gaining possession. a-a1 has fumbled the ball, A2 has muffed the ball b-a2 has fumbled the ball, A1 has muffed the ball 9 1st & 10 from the A20. A1's legal forward pass is intercepted by B2 at the A43. B2 advances to the A30 where he fumbles. A3 recovers there and throws a forward pass to A4 who advances for a touchdown. Result? 10 A1 is running for a touchdown. Just before he reaches the goalline, B2 knocks the ball out of his possession and rolls into and out of the endzone. Result?

2 11 Airborne A1 grabs a pass the A30. B2 grabs him and carries him back to the A27. In the process, A1 drops the ball which rolls out of bounds at the A32. A1 never touched the ground. Result? 12 1st & 10 at the A40. A1 runs to the A44 where he is met by several B players. His progress is slowed but not stopped. A2 charges in and blocks B3 who is standing near the pile but is not attempting to tackle A1. A1 is eventually downed at the A45. Result? 13 4th & 3 the B3. A1 muffs the snap. The ball is rolling at the B12 when A1 kicks the ball. A2 falls on the ball in end zone for an apparent touchdown. Result? 14 K's free kick is at rest at the 1yd line next to the pylon corner. R1 muffs the ball and it hits the pylon. R1 eventually recovers the ball in the endzone. Result? 15 1st & 10 at the A40. B6, standing in his team box, realizes the defense has only 10 players. He runs 2 yards onto the field at the 50yd line when the ball is snapped. A1 runs to that side where B6 makes the tackle at the A45. Result? 16 1st & 10 at the A20. A1 runs to the A30 where he fumbles near the sideline. He inadvertantly takes couple steps out of bounds without the ball and immediately returns inbounds where he regains possession at the A35 and advances for a TD. Result? 17 1st & 10 at the A20. A1 is calling signals. A77 who is positioned as a tight end is in a 3 pt stance. During A1's cadence, he lifts up and shifts to another position. A2 runs to the A25. Result? 18 R1 leaps and has both feet off the ground when he grabs an untouched free kick near the sideline. R1 lands out of bounds at the R30. Result? 19 1st & 10 at the A40. B1 linebacker is positioned in the gap between the tackle and noseguard. He runs up between them and stomps his foot without encroaching into the NZ. He does this repeatedly in front of guard A2 who flinches. Result? 20 3rd & 7 at the A23. A77 is lined up as a fullback. A1 takes the snap and throws a backward pass to A77 at the A 18 who then throws a forward pass that is caught by A3 who advances for a touchdown. There were five 'other' players wearing on the offensive line. Result?

3 21 2nd & 10 at the A20. Snapper A1 snaps the ball to A2. The ball touches A2 hands for a moment. A2 takes off on an option play leaving the ball between the snapper's legs who just sits there a moment. Soon after, A3 comes up to A1 and takes the ball from the same position and advances to the A35 where he is downed. Result? 22 2nd & 10 at the B45. A1 runs close to the B35. After the play, A1 leaves the field of play to his team box. The officials have ruled 2nd down, but after a closer look and after A1 leaves the field, the R asks for a measurement. After measuring, the line to gain was reached and it is 1st down. A1 attempts to re-enter the game after the measurement. Result? 23 Kickoff hits one of the up players for R and then caroms back to the K40 where it is recovered by K. 24 Kickoff is 1st touched by K1 at R s 30. It then goes out of bounds. 25 A breaks the huddle and A1 goes immediately to his sideline. a-this is your sideline; b-it is the opposite sideline and your coach is calling for a penalty. 26 1st & 10 at the A40. Prior to the snap, B1 shows a blitz and A1 flinches. 27 Same as 7 but B1 enters the neutral zone and then retreats before the snap. 28 A s linemen go into a three point stance and back A1 goes in motion simultaneously. a-a1 sets before the snap; b-a1 continues in motion 29 1st & 10 at the A35. Back A1 positioned behind the quarterback, leans forward and takes a step just before the ball is snapped and does not stop his action. A1 runs for 6 yards. 30 1st & 10 at the A35. A1 drops back to pass. A88 in his route blocks defensive back B1 at the A45. A legal forward pass is thrown to A80 on the other side of the field. 31 Try from the B3. Extra point kick is blocked. A8 recovers kick behind LOS and advances into the end zone.

4 32 1st & 10 at the 50yd. Just before the snap, A1 comes from the sideline onto the field to make the 11th A player. He sets just inside the sideline and is legally on the line of scrimmage. A3 runs to the B st & goal at the B8. No chains just the box. A1 is sacked on two consecutive plays making is 3rd & goal from the B28. On 3rd down, A1 throws and incomplete pass, but is roughed. Result? 34 3rd & 10 at the R15 with :12 left in the 4th qtr. On the FG attempt, R1 blocks the kick behind the line of scrimmage. The ball rolls to the R20 where K2 recovers and advances to the R17. Result? Clock? 35 Scrimmage kick, R1 gives a fair catch signal. The ball hits him in his chest, and pops up straight in the air. K2 a) blocks R1 in an effort to get to the ball; b) catches the ball and runs in for a touchdown or c) tackles R1 and K3 recovers the ball. What is the result of each play? 36 A field goal attempt from B s 30 is short and lands on B s 4. K3 attempts to recover the ball, but muffs the ball into the end zone, where a) K4 recovers or b) R2 recovers. What is the result of each? 37 K1 is attempting a field goal or try. His kick has a low trajectory and it strikes the back of K2, who is about a yard behind the neutral zone, but caroms forward and passes between the uprights and above the crossbar. What is the result of the play? 38 K1 s extra point try is good. While the kick is in flight, B is called for a) facemask b) holding or c) roughing the holder. What are the options in each foul? 39 K1's punt, field goal attempt or free kick is muffed by R1 on his five yard line. The ball rolls into team R s end zone and is recovered there by K7. What is the ruling in each? 40 B1 intercepts a forward pass in his end zone and then passes backward to B2 who (a) muffs the ball across the end zone side line or (b) bats the ball over the end line. What is the call? 41 R1 catches K1 s scrimmage kick at his 8 yard line. In order to avoid a tackle he retreats into his end zone where he is contacted by K3 and the ball is fumbled and recovered by R7 at the 4 yard line. After R1 caught the kick R5 was flagged for holding at R s 15 yard line. What is the call?

5 42 K is attempting an onside kick. The ball is rollng at the 47yd line when it is touched by K1. The covering official should: a-drop his penalty flag when the ball is touched b-drop his beanbag when the ball is touched c-drop his beanbag when the ball is touched and stop the clock d-drop his beanbag when the ball is touched and start the clock 43 Kicking into a strong wind, K1's attempted FG is between the uprights. The ball breaks the invisible plane over the crossbar but is then blown back and lands in the end zone. Result? 44 4th & 17 from the K13. K1's punt is high and short hitting the ground on the K23. Then, R2 gives a fair-catch signal. R2 tries to recover the loose ball but muffs it and the ball rolls into K's end zone where R3 fall on it. Result? 45 What guidelines should the officials follow in determining if a player is apparently unconscious? a. unable to receive information and/or unable to respond to questions or the player s responses are inappropriate. b. has received a blow to the helmet that appears to be severe c. opposing player informs official that player has been unconscious 46 During a try, K1 s place kick hits lineman K2 who is behind the neutral zone, and caroms between the uprights and above the crossbar. a. ball is dead, replay down b. ball is dead, B s ball 1st and 10 on B s 20 yard line c. successful try, award A 1 point 47 Prior to the ready for play on a try, A s captain request that ball be placed on the right side inbounds line. A then deploys in a spread formation. A1 does not like the defensive coverage and request a timeout. After the timeout A s captain asked for the ball to be placed in the middle of the field. a. spot ball in the middle of the field per the captains request b. ball must stay spotted at the right side inbounds line c. ball must stay spotted at the right side inbounds line unless B s captain or coach agrees to move ball to middle of the field. 48 Prior to the ready for play on a try, A s captain request that ball be placed on the right side inbounds line. Prior to the snap A4 false starts. A s captain asked for the ball to be placed in the middle of the field after penalty enforcement. a. spot ball in the middle of the field per the captains request b. ball must stay spotted at the right side inbounds line c. ball must stay spotted at the right side inbounds line unless B s captain or coach agrees to move ball to middle of the field.

6 49 On 4th and goal from the 5-yard line, the ball is marked ready for play with the nose of the ball just touching the 5-yard line. Following A1 s incomplete pass the ball is placed in what position. a. place the ball with the foremost point(nose) in line with the down box as it was prior to A s incomplete pass. b. place the ball with the nose of the ball just touching the 5-yard line at the same spot that the ball was snapped, B will gain the length of the ball c. place the ball in the middle of the field to start a new series for B at the 5-yard line. 50 A s lineman take their positions and snapper A1 has made preliminary adjustments. Prior to the snap A1 tilts the ball to an angle of 90 degrees. b. live ball foul, 5-yard penalty enforced from the previous spot c. legal adjustment 51 A s lineman take their positions and snapper A1 has made preliminary adjustments. Prior to the snap A1 lifts the ball and pushes it forward in order to make a deep snap. b. live ball foul, 5-yard penalty enforced from the previous spot c. legal adjustment 52 A s lineman take their positions and snapper A1 has made preliminary adjustments. Prior to the snap A1 rotates the ball end for end. b. live ball foul, 5-yard penalty enforced from the previous spot c. legal adjustment 53 A s lineman take their positions and snapper A1 has made preliminary adjustments. Prior to the snap A1 removes both hands. b. live ball foul, 5-yard penalty enforced from the previous spot c. legal for snapper to remove both hands 54 Snapper A1 is positioned over the ball following the ready for play signal with but has not placed his hand(s) on the ball. A1 has a hand on the ground and then stands erect to call out a blocking assignment. b. no infraction c. live ball foul, 5-yard penalty enforced from the previous spot

7 55 Team A comes to the line of scrimmage with: ends 80 and 71, tackles 70 and 81, guards 60 and 61 and center 50. A running play gains 10 yards. a. a foul on A for numbering infraction, 5-yard penalty enforced from the previous spot b. a foul on A for numbering infraction, 5-yard penalty enforced from the end of the run c. legal formation with end 71 and tackle 81 being ineligible receivers 56 With the clock winding down to end the game, the clock is stopped for a 1 st down. The scoreboard clock shows 0:00 but the horn didn t sound. Is the game over? 57 A1 advances beyond the LOS and throws an incomplete forward pass. Does the clock start on the ready or the snap? 58 4th and 10 on K s 30 yardline. K3 is the blocking back between the snapper and the punter K1. The ball is snapped to K3 who throws a backward pass to K1 who punts the ball. If K1 is contacted before he has had a chance to regain his balance or participate in the play, is he afforded the same kicker protection as if the ball had been directly snapped to him? 59 Left tackle A1 contacts the knees of linebacker B1 who was in the free blocking zone and on the LOS at the snap while center A2 pushes B1 in the chest. The blocks occur simultaneously with A1 s block occurring first. Is this legal? 60 Left tackle A1 contacts the knees of linebacker B1 who was in the free blocking zone and on the LOS at the snap while center A2 pushes B1 in the chest. The blocks are separated by a delay with A1 s block occurring first. Is this legal? 61 4 th and 10 for team K from R s 30. An untouched punt is bouncing inside team R s 2 yard line. What is the ruling if K1 recovers the ball (a) one foot on the goalline and the other in the field of play, (b) standing on the goalline with both feet, or (c) lying down with the left side on the goalline? The ball does not break the plane of the goalline and it is over team R s one yard line when recovered. Would the ruling change if the kick were a field goal? 62 The LOS is K s 23. R1 makes a fair catch of K2 s punt at K s 20 yard line. Is this a fair catch and can R free kick? 63 1 st and 10 for A at its own 3. Back A3 is in his end zone when he muffs a backward pass from QB A1. A3 recovers the loose ball and is downed in the end zone. B5 is flagged for grasping and twisting A3 s mask (a) after the ball is recovered or (b) while the ball is loose. How is the penalty administered?

8 64 K s scrimmage kick on 1 st, 2 nd, or 3 rd down is blocked and remains behind the neutral zone and is recovered by a prone K player. Whose ball and what is the next down? What if the kick went out of bounds? Does the ruling change if the kick was a field goal attempt? 65 1 st and 10 from A s 30. A1 takes the snap and throws a backward pass to A7 who is at A s 25. The ball bounces off his chest and hits the ground at A s 32 and rolls to a stop. Since the ball hit the ground beyond the LOS, is that an incomplete forward pass?

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