NFHS Football Rules Changes For 2006
1-3-5b: The official line-to-gain and down indicators shall be operated approximately 6 feet outside the sideline, where facilities permit.
1-5-1a: At least a four-snap chin strap shall be required to secure the helmet.
1-5-1i: Mouth guards shall be of any readily visible color, other than white or clear.
1-5-1f2: Beginning in 2008, when measuring the length of a non-removable cleat, the measurement shall be from the tip of the cleat to the sole of the shoe.
2-6-2a: An authorized sideline time-out shall be held directly in front of the team box and within the 9-yard mark.
2-40: The word “intentional” has been removed from the spearing rule.
Six-, Eight-, and Nine-Player: The 9-yard mark required in 11 player has been modified to 7-yard mark.
Points of Emphasis
2. Spearing and Illegal Helmet Contact
3. Making the Difficult Call – Assisting the Runner; Officials Professionalism
4. Goal Line and End Zone Calls