since it follows NCAA competition rules, introduce new or revised rules each year, none has garnered more attention than the targeting rule. The rule was already on the books, but it’s the increased penalty phase …
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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 …
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 …
The NCAA Football Rules Committee will recommend three adjustments designed to increase player safety, including an update to the existing horse-collar tackle rule, but will not forward any changes to the often …
The Buckeyes rolled over Notre Dame on New Year’s Day 44-28 and they did it without All-American defensive end Joey Bosa for most of the game. Bosa was ejected in the first quarter for “targeting.” On “Mike & Mike” …
While there is merit in debating whether the calls were accurate or not, it comes down to the definition of a targeting rule, which is arguably inconsistent in how the NCAA refs manage the penalty. However, the …
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The NCAA Football Rules Committee meets next month to discuss the controversial targeting rule. If the changes pass, the penalties might be less. In college football, targeting is defined as, “making forcible …
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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 …
More changes could be coming to the way college football officials enforce the targeting rule. The NCAA Football Rules Committee wrapped up a four-day meeting Thursday and released an overview of approved …
ATHENS — One of two FBS coaches on the NCAA Football Rules Committee said Monday that he expected the new targeting penalty will get a hard look following the season after the backlash it’s received. “Right now, …