"Football Rules Committee proposes modifying targeting protocols," read a headline on NCAA.org on Friday afternoon. About time, right? Finally, improved targeting rules that don't punish student-athletes for minor infractions.
Nope. They're doing it again. Targeting rules aren't getting better. Instead, the NCAA is throwing fuel on the targeting firestorm.
"The committee, chaired by Stanford coach David Shaw, proposed a progressive penalty for those student-athletes who receive a second targeting foul in the same season. In addition to being disqualified from that game, the player would be suspended for the team’s next contest."
Saturday Down South's Connor O'Gara and I break down the idiotic proposal's flaws on this week's episode of High Motor.
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