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 …
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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 …
This offseason, the NCAA approved a new rule that empowers replay officials to call targeting penalties in the event of officials on the field missing them. Yet ... ... that helmet-to-helmet hit on Notre Dame wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. by …
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 the …
A few changes are coming to college football. Among them: not getting a 15-yard penalty when that penalty turns out not to be penalty. Makes sense, right? Targeting fouls were much debated last year. The rule states that when a …
Florida has not played a down of football in the 2013 season, but coach Will Muschamp has made it clear he is already not in favor of the NCAA’s new "targeting" rule. Hoping to increase player safety, the NCAA stiffened the consequences …
A nasty hit during the Notre Dame -Texas game this past weekend put the focus on a new NCAA rule which allows instant replay officials to review tackles that could fall under the targeting rule. Starting this season, the instant replay official …
Our analysis of the NCAA Injury Surveillance Database ... “Our research is the first to report trends in injury patterns …