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Clock changes alter outcome of games in '06

Updated: January 16, 2007, 12:52 PM ET
By Jim Donnan | ESPN.com

Editor's note: ESPN.com asked five of its analysts to discuss one change they would like to see in college football. Here is the first installment of the five-part series.

Prior to the start of the 2006 season, two rules changes were adopted in an effort to shorten the length of games. Rule 3-2-5 dictated that the clock start when the ball is free kicked and the more controversial Rule 3-2-5-e ordered that after a possession change, the clock start on the officials' ready-for-play signal.

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