Hitting Is Now Banned By NCAA

Posted by Wes Holtzclaw on September-6-2009 Add Comments

Attention!! Attention!!

Defensive players can no longer hit an offensive player without drawing a flag for unnecessary roughness.

In the Georgia-Oklahoma State game, the Big XII officials started to enforce one of the penalties that the NCAA adopted from their parent league, the NFL.

If a receiver gets hit too hard according to the official, they are to throw a flag for unnecessary roughness on the wide receiver.

Give me a break!

This is the game of football isn't it? Where players are supposed to hit opposing players so that they do not catch the ball?

They were not biased either, as they threw flags on both teams for hits that were just great hits. 

On one of the...

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