Officials & Referees
As a football fan, don't worry about what each of the officials do. If you're curious we will look to cover them in future football tutorials.
The restricted area is a part of the football field we have not discussed before. It can be found on the sidelines. Some officials will stand here during a football game. No personal shall enter this area.
If you notice a penalty flag was thrown onto the field during a play, you should wait until the scrimmage down is over. At that point, the referee will announce to everyone the reasoning behind why the penalty flag was thrown. During this announcement, the referee will make a signal with his hands to define the penalty.