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 …
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 …
Penn State did not have a player ejected because of the NCAA's newly instituted targeting rule. Neither did any of its opponents when they faced the Lions. Still, the rule, as it read before Thursday, mandated a player flagged for …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An NCAA panel has approved a change to the targeting foul that would wipe out the 15-penalty when video review overturns the ejection of a player. The targeting rule was implemented by the NCAA last season. …
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 …
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 …
Berry Tramel breaks down targeting and the details of the NCAA's rules on targeting. The only difference in targeting rules for the 2013 college football season is the enforcement. Players penalized for targeting now must sit out the rest …
In February, the NCAA took steps to address concerns about targeting penalties. After a four-day meeting in Orlando, Fla., the NCAA Football Rules Committee decided to allow the instant replay official to review every aspect of a …
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Jordan Jenkins’ thoughts on the NCAA’s targeting rule are pretty simple. “I think it ruins the game. I think it’s going to ruin the game of football,” said the sophomore outside linebacker following No. 15 Georgia’s (4-3, 3 ...
The targeting rule isn’t going anywhere. In fact, the NCAA is doubling down on it. Following four days of meetings in Orlando in conjunction with the NCAA Sports Science Institute football summit, the NCAA Football Rules Committee …