1. OFFENSE: A1 and B2 are airborne in the middle of the field and grasp a legal forward pass thrown by A3. B2 touches the ground first followed by A1. Both players fall to the ground inbounds with the ball. (CARA Rule 11-A / C & NFHS Rule 7-5-4)
ANSWER: a) If a forward pass is caught simultaneously by two opponents, the ball becomes dead and belongs to the passing team.
2. DEFENSE: Second and 15 from Team A’s 30 yard line. Runner A1 breaks through the line of scrimmage and his flag inadvertently falls to the ground at Team A’s 45 yard line. A1 continues to run until B2 contacts A1 in the back at Team B’s 40 yard line. B2’s contact results in A1 being knocked to the ground. (CARA Rule 6-D & 13–B–4)
ANSWER: d) Tagging is placing one hand anywhere between the shoulders and feet of an opponent with the ball. Pushing, slapping, striking and holding are not permitted. When a foul occurs during a running play, the basic enforcement spot is where the related run ends, which is where the ball becomes dead or where the player loses possession.
3. SPECIAL TEAMS / MISCELLANEOUS: Which of the following statements about a tie game is true: (CARA Rule 7-C)
ANSWER: c) During a tie breaker and unless moved by penalty, each team will start 1st and goal from the "Team B's" 10-yard line.