CLEMSON - The NCAA Football Rules Committee convened this week in Indianapolis, proposing two significant rules changes announced Wednesday evening. The first one was expected, and will satisfy football fans and officials …
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 …
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 mandates that a player can’t use the crown of his helmet to make contact with another …
The NCAA Rules Committee approved ... use of instant replay in order to enhance player safety. The initiative would expand the role of replay officials, allowing them greater control when it comes to the aspects of targeting. That role …
In the first couple minutes of this video, Colbert goes after the NCAA's targeting rules with his usual farcical antics. …
A new rule in college football has become the target of critics in the past few weeks. This year, the NCAA enacted a rule that addresses targeting—it allows for an automatic ejection of a player who targets and makes contact with a …
“It’s an old rule that we had, but you know the nature of NCAA football and stuff, everybody sees that and the hot topic is targeting now so the federation added a definition of targeting. It doesn’t mean we have a new rule.” Hulion, who was …
Anderson said the NCAA and rules committee are determined to enforce this rule aggressively, and that’s why they added the disqualification of the player who commits an act of targeting. “Some changes needed to be made; more teeth …
Senior cornerback Jonathan Moxey was ejected for targeting in the fourth quarter of Boise State's 21-10 win over Utah State on Saturday, and according to NCAA rules, a player who is ejected for targeting in the second half of a game …
namely that when a targeting ejection is overturned via instant replay, the accompanying 15-yard penalty should be erased, as well. He’s even had discussions with SEC Commissioner Mike Slive about augmenting the penalties. But …