Worst Rules in College Football

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Worst Rules in College Football
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The NCAA did something right on Thursday, making a tweak to the controversial targeting rule for the better.

According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com, teams will no longer be penalized when an official review reverses an on-field targeting call. Previously, the review would nullify the ejection of the flagged player but not the 15-yard penalty.

It was a rare bit of clarity from a rules committee that has often taken heat. The targeting rule was a good-natured rule with poor execution, but the NCAA showed a level head in fixing it. Next year, it should be far less of a problem.

In that vein, here's a look at some other rules college football could do without. Some are newer and controversial, others established and accepted as part of the sport.

But all could stand to be amended.

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