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College football is about to get more interesting with this new rule, hmmm...per CBS Sports...
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The NCAA is expected to approve today rules changes proposed earlier this year that will allow the clock to run after first downs are achieved in all divisions except Division III, CBS Sports has learned. The clock will continue to stop after first downs during the final two minutes of each half.

The approval will come from the Playing Rules Oversight Panel (PROP) that annually vets rules changes as proposed by the NCAA Football Rules Committee, which made this recommendation in March.

Stopping the clock after first downs has been one of the rules that has differentiated college football from the NFL since 1968. Allowing the clock to run is expected to reduce the number of plays by an average of seven per game, according to Steve Shaw, secretary-editor of the rules committee.
(Barstool Sports)
Filed Under: SEC Football

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Bestbank Tiger10 months
CBS games will still be 4 hours.
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cypresstiger10 months
Division III, which pushed back.
—see kids, if you stand up to a bully, most times he’ll back down
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cajunmud10 months
Less plays per game makes each play more valuable. So running a play every 5 seconds will probably be history. Good for Defense. Good for good OC's.
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gamecockman1210 months
So stupid.
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24chevrolet4810 months
A False story Title .... The Clock WILL STOP after first downs during the Final two minutes of each half.
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WinnaSez10 months
What else can they do to turn college football into an NFL farm system??
Pay players, adopt all their rules. This just brings me down.
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weremoose10 months
Further hurts run first teams
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427Nova10 months
More time for commercials = money
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NPComb10 months
I am in the minority. Stopped clock on 1st always gave me hope. I hated that the NFL wouldn't. Commercials made the games too long - Not 1st downs.
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ALhunter10 months
Not sure the reason for the recommendation unless it came from broadcasters. TV timeouts on every change of possession, field goal, and touchdown add more time to the game than stopping the clock on first downs. Effectively just shortens the actual playtime.
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lsuohiofan10 months
Good
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St Augustine10 months
Finally!
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Uga Alum10 months
Stupid.
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Bayou10 months
This changes strategy and the game itself.
Just leave it.
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roll to victory10 months
How about a time limit on challenging penalties??
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Teddy Ruxpin10 months
They'll fill the saved time with more commercials.
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3nOut10 months
They’ll do everything but cut commercials to save time.
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WhiteMandingo10 months
This is in the attempt to keep games shorter so that you can keep the attention of stupid fricking millennials.
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TaderSalad10 months
Okay, Boomer
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Sleepy_Tiger10 months
Snowflakes ruin everything they touch...Everybody gets a trophy
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Bayou10 months
No like
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Corso10 months
So no more slants with a minute left in the game
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Korkstand10 months
"The clock will continue to stop after first downs during the final two minutes of each half"
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Lucky Loper10 months
So you’re saying take the under.
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