Tag: NCAA football rules

Overtime rules change designed to shorten games, decrease injuries

Teams will be required to run a 2-point conversion play after a touchdown in the second overtime period. Previously, this was only required after a game reached the third overtime period. (photo courtesy eiupanthers.com) The most significant rules change for this fall’s college football will require teams to run a two-point conversion play after a... Read more »

Upon further review, the redshirt rule resonates around the state

Rarely does the NCAA pass legislation that is both wholeheartedly endorsed by coaches and beneficial to players, but the new redshirt rule appears to be that kind of smash hit. Players will now be allowed to play in up to four games and still qualify for a redshirt season, maintaining four years of eligibility. In... Read more »

Here's a closer look at revamped rules for upcoming college football season

Here's a closer look at revamped rules for upcoming college football season
  Each year the NCAA tweaks its rules in an effort to improve the game, often for safety this day in age. Two major areas that are being altered for the 2019 season are targeting and overtime. The targeting adjustment is an attempt to eliminate the inconsistency of calls that often vary from game-to-game and... Read more »
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NCAA considers changing kickoff rules

NCAA considers changing kickoff rules
In an attempt to address what is viewed as the game’s most dangerous play, the NCAA football rules committee has issued its proposal for kickoffs. According to Nicole Auerbach’s story in The Athletic last week: “Among the proposals put forth Friday by the NCAA football rules committee is one that would change the game’s kickoff rules to... Read more »