Rule 11 Podcast: College Football Officiating Conversations
By Dwayne Johnson/Tyler Olsen
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An opportunity to stay engaged with college football officiating. Two college football officials will discuss NCAA rules, mechanics and other topics related to college football officiating. Guests will provide officiating tips and information to help you prepare for officiating camps, clinics and the football season.'
||CleanConversation 32: Goal Setting and Planning For Success||If you want to really achieve your goals, setting them is just the beginning. In the first episode of Season 2, Tyler and Dwayne discuss goal setting and ways to ensure that you actually achieve those goals. Remember, "a goal without a p...||1/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 31 - Handling Adversity||In this bonus episode, Tyler and Dwayne discuss the various types of adversity that officials deal with and offer up a few ways to handle them.Topics include Different types of adversityIn-game vs Post-game...||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 30 - Recap of Season 1||In this final episode of the season, Tyler and Dwayne look back at the first season and discuss some of the conversations and guests We also touch on our plans for Season 2 Thank you to all of our guests for taking the time to gi...||8/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 29 - Officiating Fitness & Nutrition: PAC-12 BJ Justin Nelson||Having a fitness and nutrition plan is essential in everyday life, but can make a real difference in our officiating performance. PAC-12 Back Judge, Justin Nelson joins us to provide some guidelines around fitness and nutrition as it pert...||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 28 - Big XII Referee Reggie Smith: Crew Leadership/Announcements||Big XII Referee, Reggie Smith joins us for a great conversation about crew leadership and announcements One the most recognized voices among college football referees, Reggie'shares his approach to crew leadership and how he has come to ma...||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 27 - Rules Talk: Blocking Below the Waist||Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules surrounding blocking below the waist (9-1-6), including some of the differences this season.||7/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 26: Managing End of the Half with John O'Neill and Jeff Flanagan||We are privileged to be joined by two of the top referees in college football: John O'Neill from the Big10 and Jeff Flanagan from the ACC. John and Jeff discuss managing the end of the half and situational awareness. They cover the many th...||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 25 - PAC 12 Replay Official Jerry Meyerhoff||Longtime PAC10/12 umpire and current PAC12 Replay Official Jerry Meyerhoff, joins us to give us an overview of the replay function. The conversation covers the following topics: Various replay roles and responsibilities G...||7/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 24 - Free Kicks (Touching)||Tyler and Dwayne continue their discussion on free kicks. This time they dive into rules surrounding touching of a free kick. Having these rules at the forefront of our minds is crucial when we're trying to rule on action during an onside...||7/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 23 - Free Kick Rules (Fair Catch/KCI)||Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules surrounding fair catch and kick catch interference during free kicks. The new fair catch rule on free kicks has some surprising complexity to it. We hope this conversation will help in your understanding of ...||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 22 - Rule 10-2-5.a with Big12 FJ Matt Mills||Big 12 FJ Matt Mills breaks down rule 10.2.5.a regarding fouls by the non-scoring team. Although there are only 2 paragraphs, these this rule can get pretty complicated. Matt does a great job building up from basic scenarios to more complex ones. ...||6/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitConversation 21 - BigSky FJ Mike Bezner||Mike Bezner talks to us about some of the differences between high school and college officiating. We also discuss some differences between small college and D1. The conversation includes accountability, time spent, and the increased expectations o...||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 20 - Batting and Kicking||We made it to conversation #20! Tyler and Dwayne reflect a bit on the past 6 months at the beginning of this conversation. We then discuss rules related to batting and kicking. Primary Rule 9.4||6/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 19 - PAC-12 Back Judge John Morton||In this conversation, John Morton talks to us about watching video and how he uses it to prepare for the season and an upcoming game. John also discusses what a typical in-season week looks like for him as well as game day.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 18 - New Rules Examples||Tyler and Dwayne continue the new rules discussion with a few more examples. There will be more discussion on this topic as we get more guidance from the national level. This conversation will hopefully get you thinking about some of the possible ...||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 17 - New Rules w/ PAC-12 Referee Steve Strimling||PAC-12 Referee Steve Strimling joins us to discuss new rules and editorial changes for the 2018 season. Steve is well-know for his rules knowledge. He shares some insights about the new rules. There will more on this topic in the coming ...||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 16 - Big XII Referee Brandon Cruse||Brandon recently gave a presentation at the CFO National Referee clinic, called "Starting Out as a Referee" In this conversation, he talks to Tyler and Dwayne about the role of the Referee and how he breaks down the "offseason" to prepare himself and .||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 15 - Scrimmage Kick Rules||Tyler and Dwayne discuss several rules related to scrimmage kick, including key definitions. Tune in for a look into these often misunderstood rules.||4/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Audio Play Scenarios - Pilot||We are piloting a new idea - Audio Play Scenarios. You can now work on rules questions while working out or driving to work or the game. Each play scenario will be read, followed by the answer including an explanation and rule references....||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 14 - Mountain West CJ Tyree Walton||Last year, CJ Tyree Walton completed his rookie season in the Mountain West. He joins us to discuss the transition from small college to FBS level football. Tyree discusses how he prepared, not only for his rookie season, but also switching...||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 13 - Goal Lines and End Zone Rules||In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules that involve the goal line and end zone. Rules pertaining to touchdowns, safeties and touchbacks are discussed. We discuss penalty enforcement including how to determine the basic an...||3/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 12 - Introduction to O2Os||Official to Official(O2O) communication is becoming more prevalent each year. Still some conferences have note made the jump. In this conversation, Tyler and Dwayne discuss a low-cost O2O option that is being used by a number of conferences. ...||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 11 - PAC-12 CJ Supervisor Jay Stricherz||Jay Stricherz is currently the PAC-12 position supervisor for Center Judges. A longtime PAC-12 referee, Jay discusses his career and his duties as the CJ supervisor. Jay has been the CJ supervisor for the PAC-12 since the position was introduced. ...||3/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 10 - Injury Prevention with Fitness Expert Sean Robbins||Coach Sean Robbins, from Fitness & Sports Excellerated (FSE), is a National Federation of Professional Trainers certified Master Trainer, with specialist designations in personal training, sports nutrition, weight training and endurance training...||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 9 - Under Two Minutes||When the game clock reaches two minutes, there a few of clock related rules that get activated. Tyler and Dwayne discuss these rules and some of the mechanics/communication that go along with them. We review stopping the clock, unfair clock tactics...||2/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 8 - PAC-12 VP of Officiating, David Coleman||We are honored to have the PAC-12 VP of Officiating David Coleman. Mr. Coleman has a very interesting background story which he shares with us. He also covers his role as VP of Officiating, whose duties cover several sports. Mr Coleman discuss w...||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 7 - Starting and Stopping the Clock||Tyler and Dwayne discuss rule 3.3.2 - Starting and Stopping the Clock. We break down each part of the rule; giving examples where appropriate.||1/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 6 - NIFOA Supervisor Mike Burton||Mike Burton is the supervisor of the Northwest Intercollegiate Football Association who's officials work in the GNAC (Division II) and NWC (Division III) conferences. Mike's officials also work 2 NAIA schools in Arizona. Mike discusses his backgrou...||1/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 5 – Big 12 HL John Braun||Our conversation with John, includes his path to the Big12 conference, his past season (which included a bowl game assignment) and the Email Rules Exchange competition that he mediates. We also discuss the role of camps/clinics. There is a lot of go.||1/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 4 - Mastering The Basic Spots||Taking it back to the basics. This conversation explores mastering the most basic part of penalty enforcement, basic spots. Tyler and Dwayne break down the difference between a basic spot and an enforcement spot any why it is essential to understand ho.||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 2 - The "Offseason" life||Tyler and Dwayne discuss what happens after the season ends. Discussion about reflection on the past season, goal setting and family time are features of this episode. More proof that there is no officiating off-season.||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 3 - Tait-Consul Football Officials Camp w/ guest Gary Reed||Pac-12 Side Judge Gary Reed joins us to discuss his football officiating journey and talks about the football officials camp that he co-directs: Tait-Consul Football Officials Camp at Southern Utah University. https://www.taitconsul.com||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation 1 - The Beginning||Introduction to the Rule 11 Podcast. Dedicated to sharing information related to college football officiating, this episode discusses how the idea came about and what you can expect in future episodes||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I got a late start on your podcasts, but listened to all of them in a couple of weeks! Been spreading the word in Texas and y’all have some big fans here. Thanks for all you do.
Great job fellas
This podcast is amazing, gives me the ability to sharpen my rules knowledge while driving. Please keep the content coming.
Thank you Dwayne and Tyler. Your the best podcast out there. I’ll try to spread the word on the east coast.