Webb was ejected for targeting in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 20-10 win over Kentucky, and under the NCAA’s revised targeting rule, the punishment spills over into the first half of the player’s next game if it occurs in the second half.
The NCAA rules committee said Friday it wants to make it illegal to hurdle linemen to block a kick and expand what constitutes a horse-collar tackle. It decided against tinkering with the targeting rule to eliminate the ejection penalty …
LSU coach Les Miles has acknowledged his team's tackling problems. But he doesn't think the new NCAA targeting rule is having an effect on his cornerbacks and safeties. LSU has not been victimized by the rule, which can result in a …
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 …
The NCAA football rules committee has proposed a change to the targeting rule that would eliminate the 15-yard penalty when instant replay officials overturn an ejection. Last year, when a targeting penalty was called, the 15-yard penalty …
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 …
When Missouri junior running back Ish Witter went down after taking a shot to the head Saturday against Middle Tennessee, senior defensive tackle Rickey Hatley was worried. “I didn’t see (the hit on) Ish, but I just saw him blacked …
The NCAA rules committee said Friday it want to make it illegal to hurdle linemen to block a kick and expand what constitutes a horse-collar tackle. It decided against tinkering with the targeting rule to eliminate the ejection penalty …
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 …
It was a routine play and a harmless ending. Jamal Merrell gave a simple shove in the chest to a receiver as they both made a play in the air on a pass. That led to a lengthy talk for Merrell with coach Kyle Flood -- the two chatting as the …