College: 3-3-2e-1

SECTION 3. Timeouts: Starting and Stopping the Clock

Starting and Stopping the Clock


e. Starts on the Referee’s Signal. For each of the following reasons, the game clock is stopped on an official’s signal. If the next play begins with a snap, the game clock will start on the referee’s signal:

1. Team A is awarded a first down, either through play or by penalty anytime after the Two-Minute Timeout in the 2nd or 4th quarters.