NCAA Changes Targeting Rules, Calls On The Field Must Be Confirmed Or Overturned

The Daily Caller | 7/16/2019 | Staff
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Targeting in college football has gotten a huge update.

The targeting rule is designed to protect players from getting absolutely jacked up, but it certainly has been controversial at times. Now, review will play an even bigger role.

NCAA - Following - Tuesday

The NCAA announced the following Tuesday, according to 247Sports:

Beginning in the fall in games using video review, instant replay officials will be directed to examine all aspects of the play and confirm the targeting foul when all elements of targeting are present. If any element of targeting cannot be confirmed, the replay official will overturn the targeting foul. There will not be an option for letting the call on the field ‘stand’ during a targeting review — it must either be confirmed or overturned.

Calls - Player - Year - Game - Suspension

Three targeting calls on a single player in a year could also now result in a one game suspension.

I’m glad the NCAA is changing targeting rules. There shouldn’t be an option for the play just standing when it comes to...
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