The NCAA’s 10-second proposal will be tabled for at least another season, ESPN reports. The College Football Rules Committee will not even vote on the proposal tomorrow.
That’s great news for coaches like Gus Malzahn and Hugh Freeze, who have been demonstratively against the proposal that would theoretically slow down offenses. Others like Nick Saban and Bret Bielema will disagree, citing player injuries.
2014 isn’t a rules change year; therefore, anything passed by the rules committee had to be done under the player safety umbrella. And right now, there just isn’t enough documentation to justify implementing the rule this season.
However, don’t expect this to go away any time soon. 2015 is a rules change year, and no doubt this subject will be a heated discussion through spring meetings and SEC Media Days this summer.
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