COLLEGE FOOTBALL OFFICIATING, LLC 2014 CFO BI-WEEKLY RULES QUIZ 6

COLLEGE FOOTBALL OFFICIATING, LLC
2014 CFO BI-WEEKLY RULES QUIZ 6
For each of the following select the correct answer. There is only ONE correct
choice for each question. For any fouls that are not offset, assume that the penalty is
accepted unless it is declined by rule.
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1.
First and 10 at the B-30. Receiver A88 catches a pass and heads toward the goal
line. He is ahead of everyone when at the B-10 he goes into a “goose step” and prances
into the end zone.
a. Legal play—Team A touchdown
b. Touchdown. 15-yard penalty enforced on the try or kickoff
c. No score. Team A’s ball, first and 10 at the B-25. Clock on the referee’s signal.
d. No score. Team A’s ball, first and 10 at the B-25. Clock on the snap.
2.
Third and five at the A-30. The ball carrier sweeps to the left and heads up the
sideline. At the A-32 the left tackle A77 goes out of bounds to block the defensive end
who has backed across the sideline. Both players are out of bounds when A77 makes his
block at the A-35. The ball carrier steps out of bounds at the A-38. The 15-yard penalty
for the out-of-bounds block is enforced at the…..
a. Previous spot, the A-30
b. Spot where A77 crosses the sideline, the A-32.
c. End of the run, the A-38
d. The yard-line nearest to where the block takes place, the A-35
3.
Third and five at the A-30. The handoff goes to A22 who fumbles the ball. At the
A-28, back A33 bats the ball forward and it goes out of bounds at the A-35.
a. 10-yard penalty at the previous spot; repeat third down.
b. 10-yard penalty at the spot of the foul plus loss of down.
c. 10-yard penalty at the previous spot plus loss of down.
d. 10-yard penalty at the spot of the foul; repeat third down.
4.
Team A scores a touchdown on the first possession of an extra period. On the try
B77 is flagged for roughing the kicker, and the kick is good.
a. The penalty is declined by rule in an extra period.
b. Team A may accept the point and the penalty carries over to the next
possession series.
5.
On the kickoff the ball bounces high near the sideline. B44 leaps from inbounds
and grabs the ball while airborne over the field of play. Without touching the ground
inbounds, he crosses the sideline in the air at the B-15 and lands out of bounds.
a. No foul for a free kick out of bounds
b. Team B will put the ball in play at the B-15.
c. B44 is inbounds when he first touches the ball.
d. All of the above.
6.
Third and 10 at the A-35. Receiver A88 is running near the sideline as the forward
pass reaches him. He tips the ball, steps out of bounds at the A-48, returns to establish
himself in bounds, catches the ball, and carries it across Team B’s goal line.
a. Incomplete pass
b. Foul for illegal touching of a forward pass. Third and 15 at the A-30.
c. Foul for illegal touching of a forward pass. Fourth and 10 at the A-35.
d. Legal play—touchdown.
7.
First and 10 at the A-30. B77 is flagged for roughing the passer. B44 intercepts
the pass, and on the return he fumbles. A26 recovers and is tackled at the A-35.
a. First and 10 at the A-45. Clock starts on the referee’s signal.
b. First and 10 at the A-45. Clock starts on the snap.
c. First and 10 at the 50. Clock starts on the referee’s signal.
d. First and 10 at the 50. Clock starts on the snap.
8.
Eligible A33 is running near the sideline on a pass route. Before the pass is thrown,
B22 blocks A33, forcing him to step out of bounds. A33 leaps from out of bounds, grabs
the ball in the air, comes down in bounds, and carries the ball across Team B’s goal line.
a. Incomplete pass
b. Foul by A33, illegal touching.
c. Legal play—touchdown
9.
Team A kicks off at the A-35. Returner B44 muffs the kick. As the ball rolls along
the ground at the B-20, A55 pushes B44 in the back. A55 then recovers the ball while
grounded at the B-15.
a. Foul for illegal block in the back. Penalty enforced at the spot of the foul and
the ball will belong to Team B.
b. Legal play. First and 10 for Team A at the B-15.
c. Foul for illegal block in the back. Penalty enforced at the previous spot and the
kickoff is repeated.
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d. Both a and c are correct answers.
10.
Team A kicks off at the A-35. A44 commits a facemask foul at the B-45 during the
kick. Returner B22 fumbles the ball at the B-35 and the ball rolls out of bounds at the B38.
a. The penalty may be enforced at the previous spot and the kick repeated.
b. The penalty may be enforced at the B-35.
c. The penalty may be enforced at the B-38.
d. Both a and b are correct answers.
e. Both a and c are correct answers.
f. None of the above.
Rogers Redding
Secretary-Rules Editor
NCAA Football Rules Committee
November 6, 2014
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