NCAA wants to crack down on head-cracking hits

Updated: February 14, 2013, 3:23 AM ET
Associated Press

The difference between a legal hit and an illegal one in football is often determined by inches and seconds.

A proposed rule change by the NCAA could make those inches and seconds even more important in college football.

A player who delivers a hit to the head of a defenseless opponent could be kicked out of the game next season under an NCAA proposal that took a step forward Wednesday.

Consider this another high-profile step in the universal effort to make football less dangerous ...

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