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SEC Suspends Ole Miss's Elston For Hit
by Larry Leo
September 11, 20129 Comments
The SEC has suspended Mississippi freshman defensive back Trae Elston for the Rebels' upcoming home game against No. 14 Texas because of a hit in last weekend's win over UTEP. According to a statement from the SEC, Elston's hit was in violation of Rule 9-1-4 of the NCAA rulebook.
"No player shall target and initiate contact to the head or neck area of a defenseless opponent with the helmet, forearm, elbow or shoulder," the rule reads. Also, Rule 9-1-3 states, "No player shall target and initiate contact against an opponent with the crown (top) of his helmet."
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