You’re gonna already hit his paycheck.” For those who are unfamiliar with the targeting rule, it gives NCAA officials the ability to use their discretion to eject players who make forcible contact to the head and neck area of opponents. All of …
"That opens it up for more susceptibility for more targeting fouls," he said. Redding said the NCAA Football Rules Committee sees no need to change the rule at this point. "My advice to the committee is going to be let's not mess …
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 …
"That opens it up for more susceptibility for more targeting fouls," he said. Redding said the NCAA Football Rules Committee sees no need to change the rule at this point. "My advice to the committee is going to be let's not mess …
The current rule used by the NCAA requires ejections, subject to replay review, for targeting a defenseless opponent above the shoulder and forbids players to use the crown of their helmets to tackle an opponent. There have been many …
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The NFL will discuss the possibility of adding a targeting rule ... the officials [at the NCAA level] and also some of the student-athletes, that it is a deterrent. It's something that we will consider. It is on our agenda." The rule has faced …
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 …
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 — …