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Football Rules

Federation Rules – ANEFO Meeting – June 17, 2019

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, June 17, 2019. First, Brian Doherty, ANEFO President, addressed  the officials and started the ceremonial kickoff of the 100th Year Anniversary of the ANEFO.  Next, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed the differences between High School Federation Rules and NCAA College Rules with regards to: Free … Read More

Major NCAA vs NFHS Differences

These NFHS/NCAA Football Rules Differences are presented in summary form and should only to be used as a guide; not all nuances are described. This information is in no way meant to replace the NFHS Football Rules Book. 2018 changes are shaded. These differences have been generously compiled and provided by George Demetriou, Football Rules … Read More

You Make the Call – October 29, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, October 29, 2018. The officials viewed this week’s video highlighting several college football plays and game officials’ decisions. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed two interesting plays that were part of the “You Make the Call” scenarios. The first play involved a 10 yard run, a facemask … Read More

You Make the Call – October 22, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, October 22, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, addressed the officials. The officials viewed this week’s video highlighting several college football plays and game officials’ decisions. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed an interesting play that was part of the “You Make the Call” scenarios. The … Read More

You Make the Call – October 15, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, October 15, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, addressed the officials. The officials viewed this week’s video highlighting several college football plays and game officials’ decisions. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed several interesting plays that are part of the “You Make the Call” scenarios. The … Read More

You Make the Call – October 1, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, October 1, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, addressed the officials. The officials viewed a video highlighting several college football plays and game officials’ decisions. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed two interesting plays that are part of the “You Make the Call” scenarios. The first … Read More

You Make the Call – September 24, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, September 24, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, addressed the officials. The officials viewed a video highlighting several college football plays and game officials’ decisions. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed an interesting play that is part of a “You Make the Call” scenario involving … Read More

Receivers Stepping Out of Bounds – September 17, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, September 17, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, addressed the officials. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed an interesting play that happened a recent Woburn High School vs. Burlington High School football game. This play became part of a “You Make the Call” scenario involving … Read More

Valid and Invalid Fair Catch Signals inside the 25 yard line – September 10, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Tuesday, September 10, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, discussed his expectations for future meetings. He also indicated that videos and discussions would be part of all meetings. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed several situations involving valid and invalid fair catch signals inside the 25 … Read More

Blocked Field Goal Attempts – September 4, 2018

There was a meeting of the ANEFO on Monday, September 4, 2018. First, Skip Likins, ANEFO President, discussed his expectations for future meetings. He also indicated that a breakout group for linesmen will occur at our next meeting. Later, Tom Brow, ANEFO Rules Interpreter, discussed three interesting scenarios involving a blocked field goal attempt all … Read More