The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel unveiled a handful of new rules Tuesday, including one involving targeting. Moving forward, if an instant replay official believes an on-field official erred in his or her targeting ruling, the instant …
Instant replay officials in 2016 will be allowed to stop games and create targeting fouls in situations where a penalty occurred but was missed by on-field officials. They will also be required to review all aspects of targeting fouls called …
Rules 9-1-3 and 9-1-4 in the NCAA rule book can be a costly one. Highlights: “Targeting” means that a player takes aim at an opponent for purposes of attacking with forcible contact that goes beyond making a legal tackle or a legal block or …
Officials will now stop games immediately to review whether players should be ejected under the NCAA's new targeting rule. This season, the NCAA changed the penalty for targeting defenseless players with a hit to the head by adding …
With college football heading into a Saturday full of marquee games, it remains to be seen how officials will react to new clarifications regarding this season's targeting rules. The NCAA's football rules committee said it wants to be sure …
Ask college football coaches about safety concerns and most would say making the game safer for players is a top priority, even if it means drastically changing some long-standing rules. "I think player safety is really important to our …
since it follows NCAA competition rules, introduce new or revised rules each year, none has garnered more attention than the targeting rule. The rule was already on the books, but it’s the increased penalty phase that had college and high …
Our analysis of the NCAA Injury Surveillance Database ... “Our research is the first to report trends in injury patterns …
In an effort to improve the standards of player safety, the NCAA Football Rules Committee approved several proposals in Orlando, Florida, this week highlighted by major changes to targeting penalties and how they are properly ruled. The …