It’s the time of the year when the NCAA’s Football Rules Committee gets together in Indianapolis to discuss potential changes to the rulebook. With player safety continuing to be an emphasis, the committee will review rules related to …
In the continuing effort to make an inherently violent game incrementally safer, on Friday the NCAA's Playing Rules Oversight Committee ... in earnest a decade …
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The NCAA ... flagged for targeting if he’s deemed to make a blindside block (or any type of hit) with forcible contact to the head or neck area of an opponent. Targeting fouls increased in 2017, though that’s possibly because of a rule that …
KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Look, everyone agrees that football needs …
Washington State’s Mike Leach would rather just abolish it ... in head injuries and brain trauma over the last decade-plus triggered NCAA officials to implement the targeting rule in 2008. It mandates that a player can’t use the crown of his …
it’s a really stupid rule,” the coach said Monday during his weekly news conference. A drastic increase in head injuries and brain trauma over the last decade-plus triggered NCAA officials to implement the targeting rule in 2008. It mandates that …
The rule would eject players who land head-on, whiplash-inducing hits to opponents' upper-body and head areas. The NCAA put in their targeting rule before this year's college football season, with the rule specifically saying that "no …
The NFL’s obvious goal is to make the game safer, with the Competition Committee discussing those rules changes and others in the offseason. The NCAA implemented a targeting rule 10 seasons ago, though it didn’t make player ejections …