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Florida has not played a down of football in the 2013 season, but coach Will Muschamp has made it clear he is already not in favor of the NCAA’s new "targeting" rule. Hoping to increase player safety, the NCAA stiffened the consequences for illegal hits ...
Independent Florida Alligator · 8/26/2013
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --College football's new penalties for targeting resulted in seven ejections in games involving Football Bowl Subdivision teams in Week 1, plus three instances when instant replay reversed a disqualification. One in seven FBS games …
Al.com · ByJon Solomon · 9/4/2013
But I think that pretty soon, everyone is going to agree that the NCAA’s new “targetingrule is a complete disaster. The first weekend of the college season brought a number of penalties for violation of the new rule, put in place this season in an ...
Sanfrancisco cbslocal · 9/3/2013
The NCAA recently mandated that a targeting penalty be accompanied by an automatic ejection from the game. The same rule will apply to Texas high school football players this fall. “With reference to targeting, since it is a safety issue, there was a ...
High School Sports Dallas News · 7/29/2013
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An NCAA panel has approved a change to the targeting foul that would wipe out the 15-yard penalty when video review overturns the ejection of a player. The targeting rule was implemented by the NCAA last season. When a player …
AP College Football · 3/6/2014
Look, we understand how and why the NCAA feels the need to help prevent head injuries in football. Concussions are dangerous and nothing to mess with. That said, the new targeting rule needs a lot of work. The perfect example was Alabama's Ha Ha …
YAHOO · ByNick Bromberg · 9/15/2013
Still, the officials ejected Drew for targeting, even after a review, officials ejected Drew for targeting. The NCAA announced changes in enforcing the targeting rules in July 2013. The rule is intended to increase player "requires that players who target ...
The Huffington Post · 10/19/2013
Forced by NCAA rule to sit out the first half against Michigan as punishment for a targeting penalty committed in the second half of last week’s win against Tulane, the senior free safety spent the first 30 minutes in the locker room reviewing film as if ...
Asbury Park Press · ByRyan Dunleavy · 10/5/2014
Player safety was the theme of the committee's three-day meeting in Indianapolis, with the ejection for targeting the most noticeable change fans will notice in 2013 across all NCAA divisions. The committee also tweaked the rule on below-the-waist blocks.
ESPN · ByHeather Dinich · 2/13/2013
Georgia's battle in Nashville against Vanderbilt became a bit more difficult today when Bulldogs defensive end and team sack leader Ray Drew "earned" an ejection under the NCAA's new targeting rule—and even worse, it was held up under review. We ...
Dead Spin · 10/19/2013