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Player safety is very important. Preventing intentional blows to the head should continue to be a part of the game.
But the targeting rule, as it stands in college football, needs to go.
For one, it's too vague. The rule itself defines targeting as making contact with a "defenseless" player above the shoulders, usually with one's own helmet. But what, exactly, constitutes targeting a player? If two players collide helmets, does that automatically make it targeting?
Many times it has, though the NCAA did allow for replay to determine if it was intentional or not. If intent didn't appear to have occurred, the ejection that came with the penalty would go away...but not the 15-yard infraction.
If targeting is going to stay in the game (and it should), it needs to be better defined and have a much clearer explanation. Better yet, the ejection portion of the penalty should probably be an after-the-fact infraction, something that's reviewed on tape after the game and assessed toward a future game.