Targeting

A new process implemented for targeting fouls review

Football referees will now stop games to immediately review when players are penalized and face ejection for targeting defenseless opponents above the shoulders or using the crown of the helmet to contact an opponent. This new review...

More stringent targeting rules go into effect

By Greg Johnson A new football rule going into effect this season requires players who target and contact defenseless opponents above the shoulders be ejected. The change increases the on-field penalty for targeting by adding the automatic...

Football Rules Committee recommends ejection for targeting defenseless players

By Ty Halpin The NCAA Football Rules Committee took steps to further protect student-athletes by proposing a rule to eject players who target and contact defenseless players above the shoulders. The committee, which met Monday-Wednesday,...

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