One spectator sees an egregious foul. Another sees incidental contact. One sees the receiver duck his head toward the incoming collision. Another sees the safety launching like a torpedo. And sometimes, no one sees …
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
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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 …
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 …
Instead, its been a new “targetingrule, which the NCAA instituted before the season to reduce dangerous hits particularly on defenseless players and improve safety on college football fields. Almost from the outset, the …
College football
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 …
University of Missouri
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 …
Last season, Anthony Barr laid a hit that was heard around the city – a sack so thunderous under the rain at the Rose Bowl it ended USC quarterback Matt Barkley’s college career. On Sept. 21, the senior outside …
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received multiple hits from the crown of opponents’ helmets during the season opener in Denver. Panthers fan or not, the video evidence is indisputable. A league under fire in …
National Football League