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New NCAA football rules aim to suppress concussions and Lane Kiffin

Two of football's primary scourges are among the items the NCAA's rules committee hopes to limit.


Wednesday, the NCAA's rules committee released a set of nine new rules it wants to add for the 2013 college football season. They address head injuries, fake injuries, Lane Kiffin, Lane Kiffin again, and more replays. A lot more replays. After literally minutes of analysis, we give our verdict on the necessity and effectiveness of each of these rules.

NEW RULE No. 1: Targeting and hitting defenseless players above the shoulders results in a 15-yard penalty and ejection.