College: 5-1-1e

SECTION 1. A Series: Started, Broken, Renewed

When To Award Series


e. A new series shall be awarded to the team in legal possession when the ball is declared dead:

1. If a change of team possession occurs during the down.

2. If a scrimmage kick crosses the neutral zone (Exceptions: (1) When the down is repeated; (2) Rule 6-3-7).

3. If an accepted penalty awards the ball to the offended team.

4. If an accepted penalty mandates a first down.