FB MECHANICS 5 MAN - lancasterfootballofficials.Org

FB MECHANICS 5 MAN - lancasterfootballofficials.Org

Lancaster Chapter Meeting August 30, 2016 Suggested By-Law Amendment Members may officiate only in those games assigned by those appointing authorities recognized by the Executive Board of Directors. 2 5 MAN MECHANICS We are returning to the previous positions on kickoffs: REFEREE: Near goal line favoring the HL side UMPIRE: On 20 yard line on the press box side HEAD LINESMAN: on 30 yard line opposite the press box side LINE JUDGE: at 50 yard line on press box side BACK JUDGE: at Ks free kick line opposite the press box side 3 Kickoff Referees Position Referee Position near Rs goal line Linesmans side LJ U G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10

G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Count R Players Check other officials in position and signal ball ready for play after other officials are ready Hold bean bag in hand R G L BJ Make sure there are at least 4 players on each side of the kicker when the ball is kicked. 4 Kickoff Referees Position Referee G

10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Deep Kicks, Be ready to rule on touchback or player momentum Start clock when kick is touched (other than first touching by K) G R

Pick up runner and follow until released to covering official 5 Kickoff U Referee G Referees Position LJ 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20

10 G If kick goes OOB determine if touched by R inbounds Kicks outside inbounds lines, move cautiously with play Observe actions behind play and clean up R G L BJ 6 Kickoff Umpires Position U Umpire G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10

G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Position on Rs 20 yard line opposite Linesman Count R Players Ensure coaches, players, substitutes in proper location Hold hand in air to inform Referee ready Hold bean bag in hand 7 Kickoff U Umpire Umpires Position LJ G

10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G On kicks middle or your side, start Clock when kick is touched (other than first touching by K) Pick up runner and follow until released to Line Judge 8

Kickoff U Umpire G Umpires Position LJ 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Determine if kick goes OOB and flag

if not touched by R Kicks opposite side, move cautiously with play Observe actions behind play and clean up R G L BJ 9 Kickoff Linesmans Position Linesman G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40

50 40 30 20 10 G Position on Rs 30 yard line with line-togain equipment Monitor bench area Count R Players Hold hand in the air to inform Referee ready Hold bean bag in hand L 10 Kickoff Linesmans Position Linesman Kicks your side, start clock when kick is touched by R (other than first touching by K) G 10 20 30 40 50 40

30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Pick up runner and follow until released to Back Judge Once you release runner, observe action behind play L BJ Maintain responsibility for your sideline 11 Kickoff U Linesman

G LJ Linesmans Position 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Determine if kick goes OOB and flag if not touched by R Kicks opposite side, move cautiously with play

Observe actions behind play and clean up R G L BJ 12 Kickoff LJ Line Judge Line Judges Position G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50

40 30 20 10 G Position on Rs Free Kick line, opposite Linesman Ensure coaches, players, substitutes and others in proper location Count K players Hold arm in air to inform Referee ready Hold bean bag in hand 13 Kickoff LJ Line Judge Line Judges Position G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20

10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Watch for free-kick line infractions Be Alert for first touching by K prior to Rs free-kick line and bean bag if necessary 14 Kickoff U Line Judge Kick to your side LJ Line Judges Position G 10 20

30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Move down sideline while watching for fouls and to area best to officiate depending on the kick Keep spacing with Umpire Determine if kick goes OOB and flag if not touched by R On long runs, pick up responsibility for the runner from

Umpire and follow to goal line 15 Kickoff U Line Judge Kick Opposite Side LJ G Line Judges Position 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20

10 G Move cautiously toward play being ready to rule on your sideline if play reverses Observe action of player in vicinity of runner and watch for fouls away from the ball Help Back Judge with goal line on long runs G R L BJ 16 Kickoff Back Judge Position on K freekick line Back Judges Position G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20

10 G 30 20 10 G Hand ball to kicker and advise Referee location. BJ Inform K to wait for referees signal Count K Players Move to sideline with line-to-gain equipment and hold hand in the air to inform Referee ready Hold bean bag in hand G 10 20 30 40 50 40 Be ready to judge if a K player exceeds the 5 yard rule 17 Kickoff Back Judges Position

Back Judge G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Watch for free-kick line infractions Help LJ rule on first touching by K prior to Rs free-kick line and bean bag if

necessary Watch initial blocks near Rs free-kick line and blocks on kicker / holder BJ Administer fouls prior to kickoff 18 Kickoff U Back Judge Kick Opposite side Back Judges Position LJ G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 10 20 30 40 50

40 30 20 10 G Move cautiously toward play being ready to rule on your sideline if play reverses Observe action of player in vicinity of runner and watch for fouls away from the ball G R L BJ Assist Line Judge with goal line on long runs 19 Scrimmage Kick Referees Position Referee G 10 20 Position 3-5 yards outside the tight end and 2-3 yards behind the kicker on

kicking leg side of kicker Be able to see ball and all backs 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G R G 10 20 Watch for fouls behind neutral zone and roughing / running into kicker Be alert for blocked kicks and recovery 20 Scrimmage Kick

Referees Position Referee G 10 20 After ball crosses neutral zone, observe line play and move down field slowly Be ready to pick up runner on long run and continue with him to goal line 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G R

G 10 20 21 Scrimmage Kick Referees Position LJ Referee G 10 20 30 40 50 If ball kicked out of bounds in flight, assist the covering official with spot In no foul, signal linesmen and lineto-gain equipment into position for next play 40 30 20 10 G 30 BJ 20 10

G U R G 10 20 30 40 50 40 L 22 Scrimmage Kick Umpires Position Umpire G 10 20 30 40 50 Position 4 to 7 yards deep keeping snap in view 40 30 20 10 G

30 20 10 G U Check numbering exceptions G 10 20 30 40 50 40 23 Scrimmage Kick Umpires Position LJ Umpire G 10 20 After snap, step toward neutral zone watching for possible roughing of snapper, then shift to blocking action Assist Referee with short or blocked kicks Once kick crosses

neutral zone, pivot and observe blocks downfield and players away from ball 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 30 BJ 20 10 G U R G 10 20 30 40 50 40 L 24 Scrimmage Kick Linesmans Position

Linesman G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Determine if kick crosses NZ Hold line-ofscrimmage until ball crosses then move slowly down field and keep spacing with Back Judge

Grounded kicks out of bounds close to you, mark spot and observe action L 25 Scrimmage Kick Linesmans Position Linesman G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20

10 G Help Referee with short or blocked kicks and note spot of recovery On short kicks to your side, bean bag spot of first touching and end of kick Be ready for fair catch on short kicks to your side and blow whistle only after kick is secured L 26 Scrimmage Kick Linesmans Position LJ Linesman G 10 20 Routine kick, move downfield cautiously observe action in front of ball carrier Move with runner to your sideline and follow until goal line Only move line to gain equipment when sure no foul on play and signaled by Referee

30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 30 BJ 20 10 G U R G 10 20 30 40 50 40 L 27 Scrimmage Kick LJ Line Judge Position on line of scrimmage Line Judges Position

G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Move down field after snap Drop Bean Bag to mark end of short kicks to your side Pick up responsibility for ball carrier from Back Judge on returns to

your side 28 Scrimmage Kick Line Judge If out of bounds in flight go to inbounds spot or, move past where ball went out and walk forward until Referee spots you On grounded kicks out of bounds, mark spot and observe action On return to Linesman side, move slowly behind play observe all action LJ Line Judges Position G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10

20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 29 Scrimmage Kick Line Judges Position LJ Line Judge If K first to touch, mark spot of first touching with bean bag If fair catch is signaled on short kicks to your side, sound whistle after kick is complete (know when kick ends), and mark spot G 10 20 30 40 50 40

30 20 10 G 30 BJ 20 10 G U R G 10 20 30 40 50 40 L Hold spot and communicate results to Referee 30 Scrimmage Kick Back Judges Position Back Judge G 10 20

30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G 40 BJ 30 20 10 G Position 10-12 yards wider than and 2-3 yards behind the deepest receiver on HLs side of field Carry bean bag in hand Be ready to rule on momentum inside 5 yard line G 10 20 30 40 50 Observe initial action around receiver 31

Scrimmage Kick Back Judges Position Back Judge G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 1 BJ 0 G Drop Bean Bag to mark end of kick Maintain responsibility of ball

carrier on returns up the middle and to your side until released to other official 32 Scrimmage Kick Back Judge G 10 20 30 40 LJ Back Judges Position 50 40 If K first to touch, mark spot of first touching with bean bag If fair catch is signaled on short kicks to your side, sound whistle after kick is complete (know when Kick ends), and mark spot Hold spot and communicate results to Referee 30 20 10

G 30 20 BJ 10 G U R G 10 20 30 40 50 40 L 33 Field Goal (Free Kick) Referee Position behind Upright. Rule on Kick U All Positions LJ G 10 20 30 40 50

40 30 20 10 G G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 20 10 G Umpire Position behind Upright. Rule on Kick R All Others Assume normal kickoff positions. L BJ All other mechanics same as Free Kick 34

Field Goal and Try Attempts Referees Position LJ Referee Position 2-3 yards to the rear and 3-5 yards to the side facing the holder BJ Assist Line Judge / Linesman with side line if run develops 10 20 30 20 30 U Observe Kicker, Holder, and opposite side tackle Be ready for fumble or fake G L R G 10 35 Field Goal and Try Attempts Referees Position LJ

Referee After ball is kicked, signal score or no score after receiving signal from Back Judge or Line Judge BJ G 10 20 30 20 30 U Rule on roughing the kicker / holder If try is blocked, sound whistle and give the no-score signal L R G 10 If field goal is blocked, ball remains live. 36 Field Goal and Try Attempts Umpires Position LJ Umpire Position 4-7 yards deep keeping ball in

view BJ Check numbering exceptions After snap, step toward neutral zone watching for roughing the snapper After players pass your position, pivot to vacated side and assist with coverage G 10 20 30 20 30 U L R G 10 37 Field Goal and Try Attempts Linemans and Line Judges Position LJ L/LJ Position - Whoever is looking at the back of the holder line up on line of scrimmage If run or pass move to the officiate the side

line and goal line BJ G 10 20 30 20 30 U L R G 10 38 Back Judge Field Goal and Try Attempts Position under uprights EITHER with L or LJ Back Judges Position Rule on upright and cross bar Try: Sound whistle when ball crosses cross bar or when unsuccessful. Signal score or no-score Field Goal Attempt: Sound whistle when a grounded ball breaks the goal line or when a ball in flight crosses cross bar or when

unsuccessful. If field goal does not cross goal line plane, the ball remains alive. LJ BJ G 10 20 30 20 30 U L R G 10 39 The Dynamic Duo Plus Bob Damn! I peed myself! One of us smells funny. Im glad he's over there! Running / Passing Play Referees Position Referee As backfield 10-12 yards behind LOS on passing arm side

Key tackle on opposite side LJ G 10 20 BJ U Declare ball ready-forplay R Count A players Check players set for one second prior to snap. Watch for snap infractions, illegal shifts, and false starts 30 G 10 20 30 L 41 Running / Passing Play Umpires Position Umpire 4 to 7 yards off ball as to not interfere with movement of linebackers. G

10 30 20 30 U Vary position to not block view of B players or allow A to use you as interference Count A Players 20 G 10 Check five players on line numbered 50-79 42 Running / Passing Play Umpires Position LJ Umpire Be ready to rule on snap infractions, false starts, disconcerting signals by defense and be aware of which B players are in free blocking zone at the snap G 10 20 30

BJ U R G 10 20 30 L 43 Running / Passing Play Linesmans and Line Judges Position LJ Linesman & Line Judge G 10 20 30 G 10 20 30 Straddle the line of scrimmage 1 yard beyond the sideline Check down number on box and signal down L 44 Running / Passing Play Linesman &

Line Judge Use extended arm signal to indicate closest A player is off the LOS Linesmans and Line Judges Position LJ G 10 20 30 G 10 20 30 Check to see if all backs, flankers, split ends in legal position and check eligibility If initial motion is away from you, determine if player motion is legal at the snap L 45 Running / Passing Play Linesmans and Line Judges Position LJ Linesman & Line Judge Check for seven A players on the line-ofscrimmage G

10 20 30 BJ U Help in determining false start, encroachment, interference with snap Count B players and be alert for illegal substitutes R G 10 20 30 L 46 Running / Passing Play Back Judges Position LJ Back Judge Approximately 20 yards off the ball AND always deeper than deepest back G 10 30 BJ U Responsible for 25

second count Raise arm to indicate the last 5 seconds of the 25 seconds 20 R G 10 20 30 Count B players L 47 Keys and Priorities Strength determined by number of eligible receivers outside tackles LJ Balanced Formation G 10 20 30 10 20 30 Strong side declared to Line Judges side BJ Back Judge Key: Widest eligible receiver on strong side Linesman Key: End on

your side G Line Judge Key: First back out your side L 48 Keys and Priorities Strength determined by number of eligible receivers outside tackles LJ Unbalanced Formation G 10 20 30 10 20 30 Strength declared to Linesmans side BJ Back Judge Key: Widest eligible receiver on strong side Linesman Key: Next widest eligible receiver on your side Line Judge Key: End your side G L 49

Running Play Referee Referee Key opposite guard / tackle G 10 20 30 R Responsible for ball carrier and action around him to the neutral zone G 10 20 30 50 Running Play Referee Referee Move behind play toward side of field where play advances and cover runner until reaching neutral zone or if down near line-ofscrimmage Watch action behind ball and away from runner, action on quarterback, and backward or forward passes.

G 10 20 30 R G 10 20 30 51 Running Play Referee LJ Referee When ball is dead, move to location and signal next down G 10 20 30 R U BJ Help relay ball and assist umpire with spot If first down, stop clock and signal Make sure all officials ready to go before signal ball ready for play

G 10 20 30 L 52 Running Play Umpire Umpire Read point of attack LJ Watch line play for illegal action around point of attack and in free blocking zone G After play spot ball 20 30 R Move accordingly depending on play working inside out Be alert for fumbles beyond neutral zone and help determine who gains possession 10 U BJ G

10 20 30 L 53 Running Play Linesman Linesman Action toward you Observe actions of linemen your side and blockers in front of ball carrier Pick up responsibility of ball carrier, mark forward progress and stop clock if out of bounds Stop clock if ball carrier crosses line to gain G 10 20 30 G 10 20 30 L 54

Running Play Linesman LJ Linesman Action away from you G 10 20 30 R Move cautiously onto field. Be ready for reverse action U BJ Observe action behind play Be ready to help with forward progress spot G 10 20 30 L 55 Running Play Line Judge Line Judge LJ Action toward you

Observe actions of linemen your side and blockers in front of ball carrier Pick up responsibility of ball carrier, mark forward progress and stop clock if out of bounds G 10 20 30 G 10 20 30 Stop clock if ball carrier crosses line to gain 56 Running Play Line Judge LJ Line Judge Action away from you G Move cautiously onto field. Be ready for reverse action 10 20 30

R U BJ Observe action behind play Be ready to help with forward progress G 10 20 30 L 57 Running Play Backjudge Back Judge LJ Work inside out Move to maintain triangle coverage with Umpire, Linesman or Line Judge on runs to side zones Trail play to sideline and move into dead ball area assisting covering official Goal line responsibility on long runs G 10 20 30

R U BJ G 10 20 30 L 58 Passing Plays Referee Referee Key opposite guard / tackle G 10 20 30 R G 10 20 30 Watch blocking Remain wider and deeper than passer After pass released, verbally alert defenders and observe action on passer not

ball Determine pass forward or backward 59 Passing Plays Referee LJ Referee Sole responsibility for intentional grounding; however, can get assistance from covering official G 10 20 R 30 20 30 U BJ Determine if passer crosses neutral zone (U will help on this) Continue to observe action behind neutral zone before leaving G 10 L 60 Passing Plays

Umpire Umpire Watch for Illegal contact in free blocking zone G 10 Move towards line-ofscrimmage (LOS) 20 30 20 30 U Observe action of players in and just behind neutral zone Rule on ineligible illegally downfield Assist Referee in determining if forward pass released beyond neutral zone G 10 61 Passing Plays Umpire LJ Umpire Know if ball tipped at line-of-scrimmage (if so give tipped signal) G

10 20 R 30 20 30 U Assist on determining catch or no catch on short passes BJ G 10 L 62 Passing Plays Linesman and Line Judge Linesman & Line Judge Watch initial action off line for defensive holding LJ G 10 20 30 G 10

20 30 Be ready to rule on direction of quick forward pass Move down sideline as required to cover passes to your side Be ready to adjust back for run Be ready to rule on pass incomplete / complete and interference L 63 Passing Plays Linesman & Line Judge Linesman and Line Judge Observe action until ball is dead: If first down is obtained, stop clock If inside defensive 5 yard line, be ready to rule on momentum If incomplete pass in your area, sound whistle and signal If ball is intercepted and when ball becomes dead, stop clock and signal first down Be alert for illegal passes LJ G

10 20 R 30 U BJ G 10 20 30 L Rule on touching or catching by ineligibles 64 Passing Plays Back Judge Back Judge Retreat to be in position behind deepest receiver LJ G Responsible for deep receivers 10 20 R 30 20

30 U BJ Be ready to rule on complete / incomplete pass and interference Move to goal line or end line if either is threatened G 10 L 65 Goal-Line Plays (Inside 10 yards) Referee Referee LJ Same Coverage as scrimmage plays Do not give touchdown signal from behind runner unless obvious. G 10 20 30 20 30 R U

BJ Give touchdown signal if touchdown has been signaled and no foul has occurred G 10 L 66 Goal-Line Plays (Inside 10 yards) Umpire Umpire LJ Position near goal line and cover same as scrimmage play Watch runner for moving ball forward after it is declared dead near goal line G 10 20 30 20 30 R U BJ G 10 L

67 Goal-Line Plays (Inside 10 yards) Linesman and Line Judge Linesman & Line Judge LJ Position same as scrimmage play On snap between 10 and 5 yard line, release slowly downfield and stay ahead of runner G 10 20 30 20 30 R U BJ On snap inside 5 yard line, release to goal line and work back to ball ONLY signal Touchdown if you see ball cross goal line G 10 L 68

Goal-Line Plays (Inside 10 yards) Back Judge Back Judge LJ End line responsibility G Do NOT mirror signal 10 20 30 20 30 R U BJ G 10 L 69 Measurements Line Judge Align Linesman up with line and ball LJ Back Judge Goes to sideline and keeps down marker on present down G

Linesman 10 U After Linesman ready, pull chain Referee Determine if ball across line-to-gain G 30 20 30 R Walk chains out, place clip on line and hold Umpire 20 10 BJ L 70 Penalty Administration Flag thrown for Intentional Grounding Referee LJ Referee Stop Clock Obtain penalty information from

official G After penalty has been enforced, provide final signal to press box side. G 20 R 30 20 30 U BJ Give Preliminary Signal Provide options to captain of offended team 10 10 L 71 Penalty Administration Flag thrown for Intentional Grounding Back Judge LJ Back Judge Help Obtain Ball Assist in holding spot of foul or recovering penalty flag

G 10 R 30 20 30 U BJ G 20 10 L 72 Penalty Administration Flag thrown for Intentional Grounding Line Judge LJ Line Judge Hold enforcement spot G 10 R 30 20 30 U BJ

G 20 10 L 73 Penalty Administration Flag thrown for Intentional Grounding Linesman LJ Linesman Proceed to succeeding spot G 10 R 30 20 30 U BJ G 20 10 L 74 Penalty Administration Flag thrown for Intentional Grounding

Umpire LJ Umpire Secure Ball Enforce Penalty G Avoid stepping off distance between yard lines, except to the first and final yard 10 U BJ G 20 10 R 30 U 20 30 L 75 Time-Out Procedure Referee Sound Whistle and signal time-out G 10 20 30 40

50 40 30 20 10 G 20 10 G Verify number of time-outs remaining for each team Verify number of next down When notified that 45 sec have expired, signal Linesman and Line Judge to give 15 second warning R G 10 20 30 40 50 40 30 Declare ball ready for play 76

Time-Out Procedure Umpire Maintain position over ball Observe Team A until referee is ready to start play G 10 20 50 40 30 20 10 G 20 10 G LJ Linesman and Line Judge Position between ball and your sideline 30 40 BJ U R G

10 20 30 40 L 50 40 30 Back Judge Time 60 second interval; notify referee at 45 seconds and again at 60 seconds 77 50/50 78

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