People often associate targeting with defense, but an offensive play much like Lamb’s actually helped spur a change to the rule. The NCAA widened the definition for what constitutes a defenseless player before the 2013-14 season — …
Let’s make this simple on officials, the referees, and those who dole out suspensions: The NFL should adopt college football’s targeting rule. Targeting includes ... The punishment according to the NCAA: “If the foul occurs in the first …
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 …
The NCAA Football Rules Committee has approved several proposals ... among other factors. “The targeting rule is serving the game well, and has enhanced player safety,” said Bob Nielson, chair of the committee and head coach at …
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 …
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 …
Our analysis of the NCAA Injury Surveillance Database ... “Our research is the first to report trends in injury patterns …
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 …
A proposed NCAA rule change could reduce the number of targeting ejections in college football in 2017. According to a CBS Sports report, the NCAA will consider ejecting players only after a targeting call has been confirmed after review. …