WATCH: First SEC player ejected for targeting in 2019
Targeting is a big part of college football these days, and we now have our first SEC player ejected for the infraction during the 2019 season.
This one comes to us from the Kentucky-Toledo game, where DB Chris Oats was ejected for helmet-to-helmet contact on the sliding Toledo quarterback.
As you can see below, Oats goes head-first into the sliding quarterback, earning an ejection that was confirmed upon review:
Since this penalty occurred in the third quarter, Oats will also miss the first half of next week’s game against Eastern Michigan.
Kentucky holds a 24-17 lead over the Rockets as time winds down in the third quarter from Lexington.