Gameplay rules are tweaked with regularity and NCAA bylaws are added and erased constantly ... “Currently I’d changed the targeting rule, but that’s a good question. There’s a lot. I think it would probably be, honestly, only letting us bring ...
The targeting rule was implemented in 2013 to protect players from head and neck injuries, including concussions. The NCAA defines targeting as when “a player takes aim at an opponent for purposes of attacking with forcible contact …
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 — …
College football's most hated rule turns five years old in 2017. Targeting, which penalizes players for hits to the head with ejections, drives coaches, players and especially fans crazy, is here to stay and its supporters are adamant that it …
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In recent years, the NCAA has ... not only review targeting but penalize for it after the fact. Carollo also said that Big Ten officials spend at least 50 percent of their time training and trying to better understand the targeting rule.
The NCAA has adopted several rule changes for the upcoming college football season: • A player flagged for targeting, which is when a player hits a defenseless player above the shoulders, will also be ejected from the game. • Teams with …
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 …
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 …
(AP) – The NCAA rules committee said Friday it wants to make it illegal for defenders to hurdle linemen to block a kick and to expand what constitutes a horse-collar tackle. It decided against tinkering with the targeting rule to eliminate …