Feeling smart? Take Bill Carollo's officials' exam

I attended a clinic for officials in the Big Ten, MAC and MVC last weekend in the Chicago area. During one part of the clinic, Big Ten director of officials Bill Carollo gave attendees an exam to complete. Here is a copy (with the answers) of the exam I received. Take a look at the questions—and feel free to test the college football rules knowledge of your friends and family.

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Ready to test your college football rules knowledge? I’ll warn you, these are not easy.

How’d you do? Pretty tough, huh?

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arkstfan on 7/17/2013 @ 11:44pm EDT Said:

Saw #4 happen at the 2012 GoDaddy Bowl and while not exact, a scenario similar to #10 happened in the same game except there was no fumble but a question as to whether the ball carrier yielded the line to gain (appeared to cross, cut back and then tackled behind the line to gain) ruled made the line and was forced back. The ACC crew incorrectly ruled it was not reviewable.