Finally the NCAA has actually shown some common sense. On Thursday the NCAA Player Rules Oversight Panel voted to change the way targeting is called during college football games. The targeting rule was put into place during the …
There isn’t a more controversial rule in college football than that of the “targetingrule. It was meant as a move to help stop some of the concussive and subconcussive hits in the game. With the growing knowledge of the long-term affects …
Saturday was the day that anyone still on the fence realized that defensive players are subject to arbitrary sanctions and that games can be won or lost on the basis of bizarre, high impact calls. In other words, Saturday was the day that the …
The NCAA changed the wording to its targeting rule Friday in direct response to the helmet-to-helmet hit sustained last week by Stanford receiver Francis Owusu. Owusu suffered a concussion when he collided with UCLA’s Tahaan …
The NCAA instituted the targeting rule to football a few years ago, and while its intentions are good, the results have been controversial with players being ejected for what appear to be clean hits. The ability to review these calls in-depth …
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 …
One of the most controversial and criticized rules in the NCAA today is the targeting rule. It is a rule that has changed the way some players tackle and has affected some big-time games throughout the last few years. The NCAA has …
That’s what the name implies, right? Typical NCAA hypocrisy.” Don’t misunderstand, I support the targeting rule. How could someone not support a rule designed to protect players from serious injury. It’s the inconsistency that comes …
After reviewing numerous video examples and receiving strong feedback on its annual rules survey, the committee voted to expand the authority of the instant replay official, requiring them to review all aspects of targeting fouls. Additionally, …
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The Buckeyes rolled over Notre Dame on New Year’s Day 44-28 and they did it without All-American defensive end Joey Bosa for most of the game. Bosa was ejected in the first quarter for “targeting.” On “Mike & Mike” this morning former …