3 Major Rule Changes Hit Big 12 Football in 2013

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3 Major Rule Changes Hit Big 12 Football in 2013
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What to expect from the officials

There are several rule changes in college football coming for the 2013 season. They range from ejection for helmet to helmet contact to uniforms having a contrasting color to the playing field.

There are new rules against feigning injury to stop the clock or allow players to rest or substitute. They blew that one; 10 seconds are run off the clock. The player should be banned from participation until the next possession.

There are rules against spiking the ball to stop the clock with less than three seconds to go.

But there are three major changes that strongly affect the Big 12 due to the predominant style of offense in the conference.

The changes will not be finalized until next month, but these three are expected to pass.

Let's examine them one at a time:

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