Clock runoff, umpire change proposed
INDIANAPOLIS -- College football could be taking a few pages right out of the NFL's rulebook.
On Thursday, an NCAA committee proposed adopting a 10-second runoff for clock-stopping penalties in the final minute of each half, changing the intentional grounding rule and experimenting with placing umpires behind the running backs.
A vote on the proposals is expected April 14.
It should sound familiar. Last year, the NFL moved umpires from their traditional position in the middle ...
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