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 controversial targeting
DESTIN, Fla. -- One of these years, everybody will immediately know what a targeting penalty looks like. Figuring out which hits are clean and which jarring hits merit an ejection haven't exactly been easy tasks for fans, referees or replay …
The NCAA's targeting rule generated plenty of controvery in its first year last season. The biggest problem with the NCAA's targeting rule -- well, other than the fact it's called differently by basically every officiating crew -- seems likely …
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image_gone Stephon Tuitt (7) attempts to pressure Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Tom Savage (7) as tailback Isaac Bennett (34) and tight end J.P. Holtz block in the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA …
Two new rules proposed by the NCAA Football Rules Committee could change the current targeting rule and affect the way some college football offenses run. First, the current targeting rule is in place to prevent players using the crown …
The NCAA instituted the targeting rule to football a few years ago, and while its intentions are good, the results have been controversial with players being ejected for what appear to be clean hits. The ability to review these calls in-depth …
The NCAA's reiteration on targeting rules comes in the aftermath of Stanford wide receiver Francis Owusu's …
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This is something college football has and will keep going through. In the 1990s, if Luke Gifford made the same hit he made on Fresno State’s quarterback Chase Virgil, it would have been a good hard hit. Times have changed. Gifford got tossed …
The NCAA's new targeting rule is either going to save football or ruin it entirely. The right answer may depend on which fans you ask. With seconds remaining in the third quarter of Auburn's blowout victory over Arkansas State on …
(KMAland) -- Acting on a recommended rule change from the Football Rules Committee, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a change to the targeting rule that drew headlines this past college football season. In …