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Football Rules

Series of Downs & Line to Gain – October 23, 2017

Anthony Fullana, an ANEFO official, along with Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, and Lou Levine, Officials vs. Cancer, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on October 23, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Series of Downs – Line to Gain and some interesting plays. Their handouts, summary of their presentations, video … Read More

Rule 9: Major Fouls – October 16, 2017

Rich Harrington and Craig McDonnell, both ANEFO officials, along with Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, and Jock Patterson (former assistant football coach at several schools including Tewksbury, Lowell Catholic and Alvirne in Hudson, N.H.,) were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on October 16, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Rule 9 – … Read More

Rule 8: Scoring – October 2, 2017

Steve White and Chris Clemente, both ANEFO officials, along with Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on October 2, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Rule 8 – Scoring and some interesting plays. Their handouts, summary of their presentations, and/or resources are located at the bottom … Read More

Rule 6: Kick Plays – September 25, 2017

The witty Kevin Chapman and the well-spoken Brian Harrison, both ANEFO officials, along with Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on September 25, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Rule 6 – The Kicking Game and some interesting plays. Their handouts, summary of their presentations, and/or … Read More

Rule 10 – Penalty Enforcement and Five Breakout Groups – September 18, 2017

Bill Zeoli, an ANEFO and college official; Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, and breakout groups led by Jack Walsh, referee; Al Guido, field judge; Tim Hooton, back judge; Ed Geary, umpire; Jack Gilhooly, linesman were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on September 18, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Rule 10 – … Read More

Rule 2 & 3 and MIAA Rule Modifications – September 11, 2017

Ron Annand, an ANEFO and college official; Steve Ultrino, an ANEFO official; Ed Dubish, an ANEFO and college official, and Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on September 11, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Rule 2: Definitions; MIAA Football Rule Modifications; and Rule 3: Periods, Time Factors, and Substitutions. … Read More

Snapping and Passing; OPI and DPI; BBW- September 5, 2017

Chris Smith, an ANEFO and college official; Martine Jones, an ANEFO and college official; Kurt Sinclair, an ANEFO and college official, and Tommy Brow, ANEFO rules interpreter, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on September 5, 2017. The topics of the evening included: Rule 7: Snapping and Passing the Ball; Defensive Pass Interference; Offensive Pass … Read More

BBW & Common Sense Officiating – August 28, 2017

John Muttuchio, ANEFO President; Tommy Brow, ANEFO Interpreter; Dave Fusco, ANEFO Official; Steve Mulvey, ANEFO Official; and Mike Roche, AAC referee were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on August 28, 2017. The topics of the evening included: MIAA background checks, blocking below the waist, concussion test, common sense officiating, and the career path … Read More

Three New Football Rules – June 26, 2017

John Mattuchio, President; Skip Likins, First Vice President; Al Bartolini, Middlesex Governor; and Tommy Brow, Rules Interpreter, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on June 26, 2017. Their handouts, summary of their presentations, and/or resources are located at the bottom of this article. First, John Mattuchio’s presentation included the following: an introduction … Read More

Rule 4 – Live and Dead Balls – October 24, 2016

Chet Jackson, ANEFO official; and Tommy Brow, Rules Interpreter, were the featured guest speakers at the ANEFO meeting on October 24, 2016. The topics of the evening were live ball, dead ball, ball out of bounds and substitution infractions. Their handouts, summary of their presentations, and/or resources are located at the bottom of this article. … Read More