Football rules

Additional Timing Changes on Play Clock Approved in Football Rules

In an effort to eliminate a potential timing advantage gained by the defensive team in high school football, the play clock will be set to 40 seconds – effective with the 2020 season – when an official’s time-out is taken for an injury to a defensive player or a defensive …

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2018 Football Rules Changes

2018_NFHS_Football_Rules_PowerPoint_-_FINAL INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 8, 2018) — Players in high school football who are detected with missing or improperly worn equipment during playing action will be removed from the game for at least one down, unless the improper equipment is directly attributable to a foul by the opponent. This revision …

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Football rules changes for 2017

Football Rules PowerPoint 2017 (7) Click link above to download PowerPoint Football Rules Changes – 2017 By NFHS on June 19, 2017 1-3-1h (NEW): Added that commercial advertising is not permitted on the ball. Rationale: The ball cannot have commercial advertising added to the surface. The only permissible items on …

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2016 football rules changes

Football Rules PowerPoint 2016-3 Click link above to download Powerpoint. Completely clear or completely white tooth and mouth protectors are no longer prohibited. Tooth and mouth protectors shall include an occlusal (protecting and separating the biting surfaces) portion and include a labial (protecting the teeth and supporting structures) portion. Football …

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