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Welpe last won the day on March 21 2016

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  1. I just checked and it was Roder who, at least at one time, held that a gross miss was not correctable with last time by. Does anybody have anything more current for OBR other than the BRD?
  2. Having lived in Texas and called football there. They take their football seriously. [emoji6]
  3. I understand that generally however I would have sworn I read an interp for OBR that was the same as NFHS and NCAA. Maybe it was from Roder? I'll have to check.
  4. That's curious. I would have sworn it was the same in OBR.
  5. Yeah, they would have told him to climb in the bed. Here's a link since the other isn't working now:
  6. Shawn is in the NFL now.
  7. "So guys Last Time By says 'that last touch corrects any previous baserunning infraction.' Does it apply to a gross miss?" "Hmmm, good point Bob, it doesn't. We should fix this." "I agree Jim, let's leave the rule alone and write a contradictory case play."
  8. This is what is known as a "gross miss" (I think Evans uses this term but somebody else can confirm). The general idea is that on a gross miss, unless the runner corrects his miss immediately, last time by will not protect him on an appeal. In other words, if he doesn't fix it immediately, he never can. And I don't think there's any actual rule support in Fed for this ruling other than the case play.
  9. Alternatively you can wait for my book... "When It's Time to Be a Dick: Perfecting the Art of The Red-Ass". No known publishing date yet.
  10. I'm sure it's floating around the Official Forum somewhere.
  11. This. And with 1.2 seconds, there is likely some time left on the block when the whistle is blown. The question is, was there an official that had definitely knowledge of how much time was left? Hopefully.
  12. Regarding this: Is this being taught these days in pro-school and clinics?
  13. I had my first game of the season yesterday, can you guess what mechanic I reverted back to?
  14. My plan is to use the tried and true Murphy's / water combo and a damp microfiber towel.